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The AMA Wire: Medical students at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., are among the first in the country to be studying high-value care, one of several elements of a new longitudinal course aimed at understanding how patients access and receive health care. The course is the product of a partnership with Arizona State University’s new School for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
Last month, the Imagining Health Project represented ASU humanities research on “resilience” at the 3rd annual Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium, held for the first time at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
From seeking answers to heart failure in the gut to digital storytelling for caregivers, pushing the frontiers of medical research can have a profound impact on treatment and prevention. But getting funding for novel research ideas can be challenging. Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic are addressing this challenge. For 13 years the Mayo-ASU seed grant program has funded —...
Arizona Republic Editorial: The doctor of the future needs to think in new ways. A new Arizona partnership is training them to do it. This partnership not only offers Arizona an innovative way to run a medical school, it brings prestige to the Valley and the state. Most importantly, it focuses on preparing doctors for changes -- known and unknown -- that will affect their patients in the future.
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. To read more top stories from 2016, click here . ASU and the Mayo Clinic have formalized a partnership Friday aimed at transforming medical education and health care in the U.S., helping doctors reduce costs, simplify the system and save more lives. The pairing between the nation’s...
Top national health journalists and communicators from The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Consumer Reports are taking part in a new lecture series between the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The “Health Conversations” lecture series features in-depth discussions with leading health journalists on important issues and the decision making...
Thanks to a research grant, Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic are teaming up to help those who suffer from seizures. About three million people in the United States have epilepsy and not all of them can be treated with medication. For those who don’t respond to prescriptions, surgeries may be needed for symptoms to improve.
Arizona State University has partnered with the Mayo Clinic to form three collaborative teams of research scientists and clinicians that will offer innovative solutions for a multitude of patients. The two institutions have pledged $2.7 million in new “Team Science” grants to fund biomedical sensing, functional restoration and biomedical informatics themed projects. Each will be co-principled by one Mayo Clinic...
Every day, health care providers, public health practitioners and researchers use standard body mass index (BMI) cutoff points to classify individuals as overweight or obese, and to monitor population-level trends in over- and underweight people. According to a new study by ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change associate professor Daniel Hruschka , these cutoff points incorrectly classify hundreds...
The field of health care continues to make remarkable strides when it comes to patient care and outcomes, but information technology and data-systems support are lagging a few decades behind. As the industry moves toward an emphasis on wellness and disease prevention, the health-care system is not well designed for it. Arizona State University professor Robert Greenes has an ambitious...

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