Mayo-KI-K 2021 | Riding the Pendulum of the Pandemic: Managing the Swing


How can we transfer learnings from the pandemic into daily operations? This was one of the topics discussed today at the annual research meeting between Mayo Clinic, Karolinska institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, in the breakout session Healthcare Management and Innovation.

How to build organizational resilience for future crisis – and smoother daily operations?

The discussions in the Healthcare Management and Innovation session focused on practical and research exchange, shared challenges and future possibilities. From Karolinska, Sara Lindholm Larsson and Martin Tegnér pointed out the potential of creative collaborations and a data-driven common view of the situation, and Carl Savage presented a study of organizational resilience in Region Stockholm, moderated by Mairi Savage from KI and Karolinska's Leadership Development.

The Mayo-KI Annual Scientific Research Meeting is held for the 27th time, as part of a strategic collaborative platform on education, administration, research and innovation. 

Sara Lindholm Larsson, Change Leader Region Stockholm, and Martin Tegnér, Director of Operations Heart, Vascular and Neuro at Karolinska University Hospital, talked about the potential of the pandemic learnings for daily operations.
Plan is often useless but planning is always valuable, said Dr Pritish Tosh, Medical Director Emergency Management at Mayo Clinic.
Dr Carl Savage presented a study of organizational resilience in Region Stockholm.
Video visits rapidly became the preferred visit type, which had not been the case before the pandemic, said Dr David Nestler, Medical Director of Patient Experience at Mayo Clinic in Rochester .


September 20, 2021
Healthcare Management and Innovation session 

Preparing and Responding to Crisis: Creative Collaborations 

  • How can we transfer valuable learnings from the Karolinska University Hospital pandemic Command Center into daily operations?
  • Agile and innovative methods supported the handling of the crisis – learnings from the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Crisis Command Center 

Leadership Lessons  to Build Organizational Resilience 

  • Organizational resilience at Mayo Clinic
  • Why the bough won’t break: A qualitative analysis of Region Stockholm’s healthcare response to the first Covid-19 wave
  • The patient perspective of the pandemic at Mayo Clinic

The breakout session was followed by a general session where Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO, talked about The AI Revolution and Its Impact on Healthcare.

To learn more about the entire conference, please see the conference web site.