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January 19, 2023

What is value-based care and why does it matter?

By Vincent Jacobbi Vincent Jacobbi (@vjmayo)

As health care costs continue to skyrocket, hospitals and those seeking care are working to find a way to create the best value for the patient’s money. Value is commonly defined as quality divided by cost, with quality describing the outcome of care, and cost describing the expenses incurred by the patient. There are many […]

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Tags: Ben Pollock, cancer, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, gastroenterology, health care value, quality improvement


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


November 18, 2022

CDC releases updated guideline for prescribing opioids for pain

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

On Nov. 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated and expanded recommendations for clinicians providing pain care for adult outpatients with short- and long-term pain. These clinical recommendations, published in the CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain, will help clinicians work with their patients to ensure the safest and […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Elizabeth Habermann, Halena Gazelka, opioids, pain management, practice improvement


October 11, 2022

Meet Surbhi Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D. – Driven to learn, incorporating learning to improve care

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

Surbhi Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D., is a hematologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona., whose focus is on treating patients with non-cancerous blood disorders. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Shah dedicates time both to learning, and to sharing what she learns – through teaching, mentoring, presentation and publication. To expand her own understanding and increase Mayo’s […]

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Tags: anticoagulant, blood disease, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical research, Fadi Shamoun, hematology, hemophilia, Jennifer Ridgeway, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, learning health system, medical innovation, mentorship


October 4, 2022

AI enables early identification, intervention in debilitating lung disease

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

In a new study published in Nature Medicine, Mayo Clinic and several research collaborators from across the U.S., describe a successful new artificial intelligence, or AI, -enabled tool to identify idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, also called IPF, before patients have recognizable symptoms. This tool could alert a patient’s primary care team of a probable IPF diagnosis […]

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Tags: artificial intelligence, big data, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical informatics, collaboration, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, patient reported outcomes, pulmonary and critical care medicine, shared decision making, team science


September 26, 2022

Meet Khushboo Gala, M.B.B.S. — Finding fulfillment in helping others

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

Khushboo S. Gala, M.B.B.S. is a gastroenterology fellow in the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education. She cares for patients and conducts clinical research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Gala recently became a Kern Health Care Delivery Scholar, commencing a mentored training and research program within the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and […]

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Tags: Andres Acosta, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Juan Brito Campana, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Khushboo Gala, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, obesity, Victor Montori


September 15, 2022

Meet Gustavo Cortes Puentes, M.D. — Compassionate Clinician Scientist

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

Gustavo Cortes Puentes, M.D. (@DrivingPressure), is a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Originally from Colombia, he came to Mayo by way of an internal medical residency with the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, following a research scholar appointment during which he studied pulmonary mechanics and acute respiratory […]

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Tags: Caroline Davidge-Pitts, Cassie Kennedy, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Cesar Gonzalez, diversity, Gustavo Cortes Puentes, health disparities, Kaiser Lim, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, pulmonary and critical care medicine, Sean Phelan


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