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January 3, 2023

Measuring resiliency in hospital quality performance during the pandemic era

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

Hospital quality rankings and ratings, including the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Overall Hospital Star Ratings have faced an unusual challenge in recent years:  To what extent should hospitals be held accountable for traditional quality measure performance, given the unknown effects of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Tags: Ben Pollock, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, COVID-19, health sciences research, quality improvement, resiliency


December 29, 2022

Top 10 (ish) posts of 2022

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

As we count down to 2023, the time is right to recap some of the hot topics of the last year. Spots 9 and 10 were occupied by three stories, so we went with the top 11. If you’re short on time as well as conversation starters, these articles could provide just the thing you […]

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Tags: artificial intelligence, big data, biomedical research, Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, COVID-19, diagnostic odyssey, DNA, environment, epidemiology, genetic testing, gut health


December 12, 2022

Mayo Clinic — Proactive, Nimble, Responsive in the Science of Dissemination and Implementation

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

AcademyHealth and the National Institutes of Health sponsor an annual conference dedicated to ensuring that evidence is used to inform decisions that will improve the health of individuals and communities. This year’s event, themed “(Re)Building Better Systems: Being Proactive, Nimble, and Responsive,” is live in Washington, D.C., Dec. 11-14. Investigators in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. […]

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Tags: AcademyHealth, artificial intelligence, cancer, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, COVID-19, dermatology, emergency medicine, epidemiology, health care systems engineering, health care value, health sciences research, medical research education


December 6, 2022

COVID-19 remote patient monitoring study suggests improved outcomes, lower costs

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

By Jay Furst More than two years after it began, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on how health care is delivered worldwide. Among the major changes in the U.S. is the pace at which telemedicine and virtual care has expanded. Mayo Clinic and other health care organizations rapidly adapted established remote […]

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Tags: Center for Digital Health, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, cost of care, COVID-19, health care value, health disparities, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, remote patient monitoring, telehealth, telemedicine, Tufia Haddad


September 21, 2022

Maintaining quality care for patients with ALS — Lessons from the pandemic

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

By Susan Barber Lindquist The efficiency and effectiveness of telemedicine exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic. For patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, telemedicine always has been an important piece of their medical care. A recent study in Neurology by Mayo Clinic researchers offers one more proof point. Tests […]

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Tags: ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, clinical trials, COVID-19, Lou Gehrig's disease, Nathan Staff, neurology, remote patient monitoring, telehealth, telemedicine


August 9, 2022

Uniting a love of math and medicine

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran (@caityrosey)

Hongfang Liu, Ph.D., the Richard Emslander Professor of Biomedical Informatics in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, has a full plate. She specializes in applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical science and health care — an area of research that’s booming at Mayo Clinic and around the world. Dr. Liu is director of […]

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Tags: artificial intelligence, biomedical informatics, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, COVID-19, Hongfang Liu, informatics, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


June 3, 2022

Mayo Clinic’s health care delivery scientific expertise exhibited at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Mayo Clinic research will be on display at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 4 – 7, in Washington, D.C. For people attending the conference, you are invited to stop by the booth, staffed by the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. In the double […]

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Tags: Aaron Spaulding, AcademyHealth, Ahmed (Shafii) Mohamed, Alanna Chamberlain, artificial intelligence, Ben Pollock, Bridget Biggs, burnout, cardiovascular medicine, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, community engagement


April 5, 2022

Mayo Clinic at the Society of Behavioral Medicine #SBM2022 — the urgency of adaptation

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The 43rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine is April 6-9, in Baltimore. With the meeting theme “The Urgency of Adaptation,” the 2022 conference seeks to showcase opportunities for behavioral medicine to increase its effect on the climate crisis, systemic racism, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Embedded in the clinical practice, […]

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Tags: Ahmed (Shafii) Mohamed, Amelia Barwise, Arizona State University, Bridget Biggs, cancer, cardiovascular disease, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, community engagement, COVID-19, diabetes


April 4, 2022

Research News Roundup — March 2022

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

March news reports are often focused on college basketball, daylight savings time and Mardi Gras. This year, Ukraine and the its people are top of mind for many, providing a sobering counterpoint. Behind the scenes, research has continued at Mayo Clinic, and several findings were released in March that help build the evidence and point […]

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Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, animal model, artificial intelligence, biomarkers, chemotherapy, collaboration, COVID-19, depression, discovery research, drug discovery, genomics


March 22, 2022

Serving my community with an open heart

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

By Eula Saxon Dean, community leader working with Mayo Clinic in Arizona on the National Institutes of Health’s Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities Editor’s note: Mayo Clinic advances health equity by collaborating with communities in research that addresses their health concerns and aims to reduce health disparities. This article is the third in the […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, community engagement, COVID-19, health equity, Raising Community Voices


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