Items Tagged ‘Quality’

December 7, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    December 7, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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October 1, 2009

Quality council program looks at Mayo

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The Rochester Area Quality Council is holding a program Oct. 13 called “Transforming Patient Care — Mayo Clinic Innovation,” to be led by Julie Koch of Mayo Clinic.   The program is at Rochester Community and Technical College University Center, Coffman Bulding, 206/208. The program is free for quality council members, $10 for partners/students and […]

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Tags: innovation, Quality

August 18, 2009

August 18-Quality: Comparative Effectiveness

By ldw06 ldw06

Knee replacements are determined to be cost-effective A $20,000 procedure to replace a knee ravaged by arthritis in the elderly is generally a good deal for both patients and the federal Medicare program that pays the bill, according to a new study.  In the study, based on a computer model using Medicare claims and other […]

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Tags: Cost-effective, Effectiveness, Quality

August 6, 2009

Quality and Safety

By ldw06 ldw06

Childhood Game of ‘Tag’ In Boston ED Changes to ‘Assassin’ On May 1, the emergency room team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston agreed to a game of “Tag, You’re It,” primarily to improve hand washing and avoid transmitting infections, but also to add fun to a rote task. They did so in […]

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Tags: Quality, Safety

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