Session Descriptions

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

Science Sunday — 2-4 p.m.

From Mayo Clinic's eclectic research laboratories come amazing discoveries that are a foundation for the transformation of health care. Scientists in this session will show that we can choose pathways to live better and live longer.

Connect at the Forum — 4-5:30 p.m.

See innovative work from the Transform community and meet the people who are changing health care. The Forum is the onsite social hub for Transform 2013. Join TransForum, our online community.

Inspire — 5:30-7 p.m.

The Transform opening evening will include a personal story that created a national conversation, a global perspective that might change ours and live music with a connection to care. All topped off with John Hockenberry's opening commentary — and we never know what that will be!

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Reframe — 8:15-10 a.m.

Albert Einstein said, "If I were given one hour to save the planet, I would spend 59 minutes defining the problem and one minute solving it." This opening session will look through different lenses to understand the larger picture of health care today, so we all can take on the enormous task of redesigning health care.

Collide — 10:30-11:30 a.m.

In this lively panel discussion, ind ustry leaders will explore how health care is changing business and how business is changing health care.

Insights — 1-2 p.m.

Patients are at the center of all that we do. Film and comics are two mediums that help us capture and communicate the health care experience in new and unexpected ways.

Elephants in the Room — 2:15-2:30 p.m.

Stories of gun violence have impacted all of us, and they are in the media more and more every day. Approaching violence as a health epidemic reveals insights about effectively engaging communities, understanding behavior and changing outcomes in response to challenges that may seem beyond our control.

Scale — 3:30-5 p.m.

The uncertainty of change is reduced when we hear specific examples of models that we can learn from. As health relationships and practices change, there's no going back.

Welcome Reception — 5:30-7 p.m.

To end the day, participants will be able to look forward to a welcome reception they will always remember, hosted by Target, our platinum sponsor. There will be entertainment, hors d'oeuvres and a few surprises sprinkled in.

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Unraveling — 8:15-9:30 a.m.

Patient needs must be at the center of untangling the complexity of health care.

Rebuild — 9:30-10:30 a.m.

This panel will identify pain points for health care consumers and explore how retail can change the experience of care delivery.

Digging In — 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Smaller groups, extended time and engaging activities provide a chance to explore issues in depth. The toughest part will be choosing just one! Session details coming soon.

How Do We Empower People in Their Own Care? (Mayo Civic Theater)

The balance of care is changing as we have more information and greater control over our health. How can the system change to meet people where they are in their busy daily lives?

How Is Education Transforming Health Care? (Legion Suite)

Leading universities are incorporating design to engage students in transforming health care. What can we learn from their pioneering work?

The Patient Is In, Can You See Me Now? (McDonnell Suite)

Traditional in-person appointments are not always affordable, convenient or possible. How do we care for anyone, anywhere, anytime?

How Do We Conquer Risk to Transform Health Care Delivery? (Mayo Suite)

Understand the broad landscape of risk for innovation in health care with entrepreneurs, funders and administrators in an environment where caution often rules. What are our biggest obstacles, and how do we move forward?

How Can Comics Help Us Understand Health? (Elliott Suite)

Patients, providers and researchers are using comics to understand, communicate and train more effectively. How can we take advantage of this medium to improve health and care?

How Can We Thrive as We Age? (Ballroom)

See how the OpenIDEO-Mayo Clinic Healthy Aging and Independent Living (HAIL) Lab design challenge is informing our understanding and vision for aging. How can we transform the winning ideas into action?

Ignite — 1-3 p.m.

An ecosystem of health and care will not thrive without new approaches that transform our daily lives.

Reimagine — 1-3 p.m.

Where do we go next?

  • Aug 19, 2013
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