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Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine’

May 30, 2017

Team-based care improves life expectancy, results in fewer hospitalizations among kidney dialysis patients

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

The health care industry is under constant pressure to reduce costs. This is especially evident in chronic disease management, where a growing segment of the population – the Centers for Disease Control estimates half of all adults in the United States have one or more chronic conditions – is accumulating an increasing portion of health […]

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Tags: Bjorg Thorsteinsdottir, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, dialysis, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, kidney disease, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, nephrology, population health, telemedicine


March 3, 2016

Changes in Medical Education: Shifting Doctors’ Attitudes in Medicine

By Meghan Knoedler Meghan Knoedler (@meghanknoedler)

Medical school training and admissions are going through many changes.  The medical school entrance exam (Medical College Admission Test or MCAT) is one of the notable changes.   For many years, the test focused on objective knowledge based on general chemistry and stoichiometry, organic chemistry. The test made a drastic change in 2015 decreasing the questions […]

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Tags: Brian Lynch, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, obesity, population health, Sean Phelan


January 21, 2016

Educating the Now and Next Generations in Health Care Delivery

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

The New Year offers an opportunity to take stock of what we are doing to advance the science of health care delivery. In the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, one of the ways we do this is through education – both organic and collaborative […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Population Health Scholar


December 1, 2015

Small School – National Influence – Right Tools

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Mayo Medical School is equipping students with the tools they will need to fix the nation’s health care system. Over the next two years, the school will establish a national footprint, expanding from a Minnesota campus into Arizona and Florida, and more than doubling its student body. At the same time, it will be transforming […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine


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