Mayo Clinic has appointed Dr. John Halamka as the president of the Mayo Clinic Platform which is a digital health initiative which is designed in order to transform care delivery at the world-class health system by deploying “artificial Intelligence, the internet of things and an ecosystem of partners.”
Dr. Halamkahas worked in Boston, and at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, for nearly 25 years. He has also served as Chief Information Officer at BIDMC for two decades and more recently. He also held the title of international healthcare innovation Professor at Harvard; he's also a practicing emergency physician in addition to many other titles.
Always at the forefront of technology-enabled care delivery, Mayo Clinic has been making some major innovations this year. In September, the health system embarked on a big 10-year partnership with Google Cloud, which will securely store its data, while working with clinicians to apply AI and machine learning to an array of complex use cases.
“Dr. Halamka has a proven track record of success in innovation and value creation,his extensive experience and network will help power the Mayo Clinic Platform forward to benefit our patients and to support Mayo Clinic's path for the future," said Dr. GianricoFarrugia, president, and CEO, Mayo Clinic. Dr. Halamka is also excited about his new position and is looking forward to work with Mayo clinic.