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Google forges 10-year strategic partnership with the Mayo Clinic ZDNet

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Google and the Mayo Clinic announced Tuesday a 10-year strategic partnership that will make Google Cloud the "cornerstone" of the Mayo Clinic's digital transformation. The partnership will also combine Google's AI capabilities with the Mayo Clinic's clinical expertise to advance medical research and improve the delivery of health care. "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. The new partnership, he said, presents "an extraordinary opportunity to develop services that will significantly improve lives." Since Google Cloud Platform CEO Thomas Kurian made his debut as cloud chief earlier this year, GCP has taken an industry-focused sales approach, tailoring GCP's expertise to verticals such as health care, well as financial services, media and transportation.


Correction: Fertility Clinic Failures Story

U.S. News

In a story April 11 about an Ohio fertility clinic, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the status of two doctors. Dr. James Goldfarb will remain director of the University Hospitals Fertility Center and focus on coordinating patient care; he was not replaced as director of the clinic. Dr. James Liu will oversee the clinic's lab, not run the clinic.


Onlinemen: John Papas takes football clinic into virtual space

Boston Herald

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. A member of the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame and founder of the highly successful New England Elite Football Clinic, Papas was at a crossroads. The coronavirus pandemic effectively eliminated any prospects of running his clinics for a 27th year. "Not in a million years can you expect something like this to happen," Papas said. "There's a saying in the business which states that coaches are like gazelles in the jungle. You wake up and start the day running, the day you stop running, you die."


State Closes Health Clinic for Miles City-Area Workers

U.S. News

Administration Director Dave Lewis told the Legislative Audit Committee that the state employee clinic in Miles City was closed due to a lack of use. The state has employee clinics in Helena, Billings, Butte, Missoula and a part-time clinic in Anaconda. Patients are not charged co-payments or deductibles.


Boston College football staff to offer online coaches clinic

Boston Herald

Since the coaches clinic was cancelled in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Boston College football coaching staff have tried to come up with a way to reach out to the Massachusetts High School football coaches and their assistants. The solution is an opportunity to interact with the Eagles' staff through an online coaches clinic. Over the course of next week, new BC head football coach Jeff Hafley and a member of his staff will be hosting a zoom call to answer your questions as they move closer to the season. Please find the schedule of events attached and registration information at the link below. Each session will be limited to the first 250 registered attendees.