Items Tagged ‘quality of care’

February 14, 2013

Mayo Clinic Has A Radical Plan To Expand Its Reach Across The World

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

The health care industry, and hospitals in particular, are under incredible pressure to cut costs and increase the quality of care. For many, the response has been to consolidate…”For well over 100 years everything we do every day is continually retooling how we work to provide safer care, better care, more efficient care, for our patients,” […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Business Insider, Dr. John Noseworthy, Health Care, quality of care

June 19, 2012

For Altru Health System, Distant Ally Brings Local Benefits

By Mystery User

The 400 miles between Grand Forks and Rochester, Minn., is a long drive, but the route is traveled frequently by area patients facing the most serious medical diagnoses as they seek care at the Mayo Clinic. For the past year, technology and collaboration have brought Mayo’s famous quality of care closer to Grand Forks through […]

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Tags: Grand Forks Herald, patient travel, quality of care

May 24, 2012

Mayo Clinic Plans Expansion in Jacksonville

By Mystery User

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville is planning a nearly $100 million expansion that includes adding two stories to its hospital and building a separate primary care clinic. “Our hospital has been operating at or near capacity almost since it first opened four years ago,” CEO Dr. William Rupp said in a news release. “The additional beds and […]

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Tags: Dr. William Rupp, expansion, Post Bulletin, quality of care

November 30, 2009

Paul Taylor’s Small Doses: Is your surgeon depressed?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Job burnout and depression may be responsible for many of the medical errors committed by surgeons. In a survey of 7,905 U.S. surgeons, almost 9 per cent acknowledged making a major mistake in the preceding three months. More than 70 per cent of those admitting to errors said it was their fault, rather than placing […]

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Tags: mental health, quality of care, Surgeon depressed

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