Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. The mission of the Mayo Clinic is inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research. The primary value of the Mayo Clinic is that the needs of the patient come first.
The Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois Alliance for Technology-Based Healthcare was founded in 2010 to advance research and advance clinical treatment options in health care. The Alliance is a framework for the parties’ cooperation in the area of individualized medicine, and consists of:
- Innovative educational programs to train next generation clinicians and biomedical scientists;
- Integrated research activities focusing on information-based medicine, genomics and point-of-care diagnostics;
- Entrepreneurial modes to ensure full deployment and commercialization of educational and research outcomes.