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January 9, 2020 · Leave a Comment

That Time Mayovox Predicted Computers Were One Step Behind Microwave Ovens

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

A recently uncovered Mayovox article from 1982 explains how a handful of Mayo staff banded together to buy Apple computers and form a computer club, where they began exploring the new timesaving device.

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Tags: Karen Koka, Mayo History, Mayovox, technology


March 5, 2015 · Leave a Comment

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

By In the Loop 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 · Leave a Comment

Adventures in Mayo Clinic Ventures

By In the Loop 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 · Leave a Comment

Everything’s better with ‘Better’

By Mystery User

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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