Headquartered in Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic focuses on treating patients through integrated clinical practice, education and research. It is the first and largest integrated not-for-profit medical group practice in the world, employing more than 3,800 physicians and scientists and 50,900 allied health staff. The practice specializes in treating difficult cases through tertiary care. The firm spends more than $500 million a year on research. Doctors from different medical specialty work together to care for patients, along with common systems and a philosophy of “the needs of the patient come first.”
Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked for 30 years to develop more-effective innovation methods. He is president and co-founder of Doblin Inc., an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering comprehensive innovation systems that materially improve innovation success rates. Doblin is now a member of Monitor Group, in Cambridge, Mass., where Keeley is a group leader.