Items Tagged ‘Quality’

January 24, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

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 relations Bloomberg Radio Mayo CEO Says Better Healthcare Strengthens […]

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December 7, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    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 · Leave a Comment

Quality council program looks at Mayo

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

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 · Leave a Comment

August 18-Quality: Comparative Effectiveness

By ldw06 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 · Leave a Comment

Quality and Safety

By ldw06 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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