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April 20th, 2017

Economies of scale: volume in health care

By meghanknoedler meghanknoedler

The concept is simple, if you perform the same procedure over and over; day in and day out, you tend to do it better, quicker, and safer than your counterpart who has only done it a few times, or infrequently. It’s referred to in other lines of work as “economies of scale.” The application of […]

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Tags: Jeff Karnes, kern center, Meghan Knoedler, outcomes, quality, Ron GO, Sean Dowdy, volume


March 7th, 2017

Choosing Wisely—At odds with Diagnostic Accuracy?

By meghanknoedler meghanknoedler

Primary Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease where your body attacks its self.  This happens because some of the white blood cells and several proteins made by these and other cells attack on normal functioning salivary glands (i.e. those in your mouth—leading to cavities, ulcers, and tooth degradation) and tear glands (i.e. your eyes).  […]

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Tags: autoimmune, Choosing Wisely, Choosing Wisely Campaign, Diagnostic Accuracy, Eric Matteson, Meghan Knoedler, Rheumatology, Rochester Epidemiology Project, Sjögren’s syndrome


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