Google To Open Office in Rochester
Tuesday morning, Mayo Clinic announced a 10-year partnership with Google. Mayo's news release says "this partnership will redefine how health care is delivered and accelerate the pace of health care innovation through digital technologies."
Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic said, "Data-driven medical innovation is growing exponentially, and our partnership with Google will help us lead the digital transformation in health care. 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."
Google CEO Sundar Pichai said his company is proud to partner with Mayo, "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. By pairing the Mayo Clinic's world-class clinical expertise with our capabilities in AI and cloud computing, we have an extraordinary opportunity to develop services that will significantly improve lives."
Google is planning on opening an office in the Med City to support this partnership. Read the full news release, here.