Mayo Clinic appoints Bhavik Patel, M.D., chief AI officer

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Bhavik Patel, M.D., has been appointed chief artificial intelligence (AI) officer for Mayo Clinic in Arizona. In this role, Dr. Patel will lead Mayo Clinic’s Advanced AI and Innovation Hub in Arizona with a focus on expanding AI-based solutions within Mayo’s three shields of Practice, Research and Education, in addition to business operations. Continue reading

IdeaFunding Returns to TENWEST Impact Festival in 2023 to Showcase Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Applications Launch for Pitch Competition with over $70,000 in Prizes

July 24, 2023 (Tucson, Ariz.) – Applications for the 2023 IdeaFunding competition are live and startups can submit applications before August 28, 2023. IdeaFunding is Southern Arizona’s largest and longest entrepreneurial conference and pitch competition, where this year over $70,000 in prize funding will be awarded to Arizona companies. IdeaFunding is co-led by Startup Tucson and the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) and presented by the Arizona Commerce Authority. Continue reading