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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’


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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