To accelerate the delivery of healthcare “through digital technologies,” Mayo Clinic and Google announced there ten years Partnership.
This Partnership will make Google Cloud the “cornerstone” of the Mayo digital transformation; and it will use advanced cloud computing, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) to redefine health care delivery.
Having a long history of excellence in healthcare and medical innovation; Mayo Clinic is a global expert in solving rare and complex diseases. The Mayo Clinic’s focus on innovation, research, and cutting-edge science has supported its rich legacy. As healthcare increasingly adopts digital technology, the collection, management; and analysis of complex health data has become an essential factor in delivering advanced care to patients worldwide.
“Data-driven medical innovation is growing exponentially; and our partnership with Google will help us lead the digital transformation in health care;” says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. “It will empower us to solve some of the most complex medical problems; better anticipate the needs of people we serve; and meet them when, where, and how they need us. We will share our knowledge and expertise globally while caring for people locally and always do it with a human touch.”
“Health care is one of the most important fields that technology will help transform over the next decade, and it’s a major area of investment for Google,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a statement.
Google said, In a blog post that they will help Mayo Clinic builds its digital strategy and lay out a roadmap of cloud and AI-powered tools and to advance the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
To further bring the team closer, Google will be opening a new office near Mayo Clinic’s headquarters in Rochester, Minn; so its engineers can work closely with Mayo researchers, doctors, and data scientists.
In its blog post, the Mayo Clinic noted that while Google Cloud will secure and store the Clinic’s data, the Clinic will control access and use of its patient data.