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Doctor Designs Garment to Keep You 'COVR'd' During Surgery

March 14, 2019

Doctor Designs Garment to Keep You ‘COVR’d’ During Surgery

By In the Loop intheloop

After years of watching his patients having to deal with awkward fitting garments to stay covered during a procedure, Dr. Bruce Levy and his wife, Heather, designed a better option.

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Tags: COVR Medical, Dr. Bruce Levy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Ventures


July 14, 2016

New App Takes the Itch Out of Buying Skin Care Products

By In the Loop intheloop

Christina Boland is not a paid spokesperson for SkinSafe but she certainly sounds like one. “It’s been a godsend for me,” Christina says of the online skin care database and iOS mobile app created by Mayo Clinic dermatologist James Yiannias, M.D. SkinSafe matches consumers with skin care products they can use without risk of an […]

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Tags: Apps, Mayo Clinic Ventures, Skin Allergies


March 5, 2015

Because, Technology: What (and Who) Tomorrow’s Patients Will Be Wearing

By In the Loop intheloop

We here at In the Loop are hip to the latest tech and innovative inventions. (Sliced bread. Light bulbs. Don’t even get us started on the four-slice bagel toaster.) Which is why, when a recent Fast Company article on wearable technology highlighted one of Mayo Clinic’s very own technological innovations, we took notice. Preventice BodyGuardian […]

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Tags: Innovation, Mayo Clinic Ventures, technology


July 22, 2014

Adventures in Mayo Clinic Ventures

By In the Loop intheloop

When you think about entrepreneurs and breakthrough inventions, you might imagine someone tinkering with a gadget (perhaps a doohickey or thingamajig) in a garage. You might not, however, picture a Mayo researcher tinkering with peptides to fight hypertension, creating a tracking system for viruses, or fashioning a tool to make medical information easier to read […]

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Tags: Dr. Horng Chen, Dr. John Burnett, Dr. Randall Walker, hypertension, Infectious Diseases, Kah Whye Peng, Mayo Clinic Business Accelerator, Mayo Clinic Ventures, Oncology, technology


April 29, 2014

Everything’s better with ‘Better’

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It’s been more than a week now since our friends in Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions and Silicon Valley-based The Social+Capital Partnership launched a new personal health assistant service called “Better.” Better is more than just an app, although the Better app is a centerpiece of the service. Better co-founder Geoff Clapp describes Better as […]

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Tags: Better, GBS, Global Business Solutions, Mayo Clinic Ventures, technology


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