What Is It That Mayo Clinic Understands That the Rest of the System Doesn't?

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They really developed a culture a 100 years ago of making pieces working together, the physicians to work in a system. It's funny but one of the amazing things that they did revolutionary that's carried through to this day is having what was called the unit record. So that you had one patient, one medical record.

And that medical record traveled all around to all the specialists. So everybody had access to the same information, and that's now a concept that we are headed toward with our national medical infrastructure, but it's really OK, yes my cardiologist is over here, and my neurologist id over here, and my orthopedic surgeon is over there, wouldn't it be nice if they could all look at the same record?.