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March 31, 2015

Illustrating our way to better patient care

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Shortly after the 2013 TRANSFORM symposium, Nic Breutzman’s phone rang. The symposium had included a discussion about the potential that comics hold in improving communication in health care. A friend who works for Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation knew about the comics Nic had drawn and asked the center’s director of design to meet with […]

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Tags: comics, Mayo Clinic's Center for Innovation, Transform

October 30, 2014

The e-Patient Takes a Turn at ‘Professor’

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Dave deBronkart once led a riveted TED talk audience in a chant of, “Let patients help!” On that same stage, he gave a brief performance of the “Give me my ____ data” rap (penned in his honor). At Mayo Clinic’s Transform symposium, he presented a talk called “I Love My Doctor.” Now the author, speaker […]

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Tags: Dave deBronkart, Internal Medicine, Transform

September 11, 2014

A Back-to-Basics Thought from the Transform Symposium

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

If you’ve been to Transform, you might associate it with inspiring speakers, impressive design, the latest technology, and transformative thinking. It’s pretty cool, as far as symposia go, and has seemingly all of the bells and whistles. But one participant has a message of caution for the folks at Transform and, really, health care in […]

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Tags: Center for Innovation, Patient-Centered Care, Transform

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