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November 17, 2022

Focus on community practice: Real-world research fuels better outcomes

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

It’s a Catch-22. You can’t improve community practice without evidence-based research, but it’s challenging to incorporate research into a busy primary care practice. And there’s a paucity of researchers devoted to primary care. “We’re busy seeing patients and trying to deliver the best care possible. It’s hard to find time to pause, step back and […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research, community engagement, geriatrics, palliative care, Prathibha Varkey, primary care, Rozalina McCoy, rural health care


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 19, 2022

New study finds rheumatology prescribing, spending linked to pharmaceutical payments

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

On April 1, the review and dispute period commenced prior to the annual publication of payments required by the Open Payments, or Sunshine Act. Physicians and advanced-practice providers may find this an opportune time in which to examine their personal prescribing practices and identify any possible payment-related biases. A new Mayo Clinic-led study, published in […]

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Tags: Ali Duarte Garcia, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Cindy Crowson, cortisone, Eric Matteson, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Nilay Shah, Nobel Prize, rheumatology, Rozalina McCoy, Yale


May 11, 2021

Proving the value of a pre-K career development award program

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

For aspiring health care researcher leaders, a National Institutes of Health funded K-award may seem like the holy grail. These are externally-funded research career development awards that provide mentoring, funding and hands-on experience. Research experience and expertise is frequently a critical factor for future leadership within the institution. However, for some a K-award may not […]

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Tags: Adam Schwartz, Ali Duarte Garcia, Amy Wang, Bjorg Thorsteinsdottir, Carrie Thompson, Cassie Kennedy, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Christopher Russi, Christopher Shubert, Cristopher Destephano, Dorin Colibaseanu, Eleshia Morrison


February 8, 2021

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 2/8/2021

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

In the week’s news, you can find expertise from Mayo Clinic clinicians and researchers on a range of topics, including several different heart conditions, a blood test for Alzheimer’s, cancer, disparities in diabetes care, and of course COVID-19. Expertise from a Mayo Clinic International consultant is also highlighted, along with Michael Camilleri, M.D., who received […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, artificial intelligence, Bart Demaerschalk, blood cancer, blood disease, blood test, breast cancer, cardiology, cardiovascular disease, caregivers, Center for Digital Health, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery


February 2, 2021

Diabetes treatment disparities widespread, room for improvement

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of these, the vast majority have type 2, or a reduced ability of their bodies to effectively process sugar in foods into energy for life. Most people with type 2 diabetes have multiple considerations – including heart […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes, health care value, health disparities, health equity, heart disease, hypoglycemia, kidney disease, medication management, OptumLabs, pharmacy


September 30, 2019

People with kidney disease should be cautious with supplements, Mayo researchers say

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa (@harringaadam)

More than one-third of the 15.7 million Americans with moderate or advanced chronic kidney disease use dietary or herbal supplements, reports new research from Mayo Clinic. Many Americans decide to take supplements on their own, not because of a doctor’s recommendation, the researchers found, most often with the goal of improving their health. However, some […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, integrative medicine, kidney disease, Rozalina McCoy, Shaheen Kurani


September 3, 2019

Research News Roundup–August 2019

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Each month, we publish Mayo Clinic’s Research News Roundup. This article includes brief summaries and links to news releases from the preceding month that discuss some of our latest medical research. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for recent findings of Mayo Clinic Research: Genetically manipulating protein level in colon cancer cells can […]

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Tags: Alan Fields, artificial intelligence, atrial fibrillation, basic science, cardiology, cardiovascular disease, chemotherapy, Colin West, colorectal cancer, diabetes, Frank Sinicrope, Lotte Dyrbye


August 30, 2018

Knock, knock, the nurse practitioner is here

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

When Burt Ramaker left the hospital following a successful hip replacement, he didn’t plan to go back any time soon. He and his wife Ardis imagined they would spend time at a skilled nursing facility to get him back on his feet, and then they’d be back at their waterfront cabin. Instead, they found themselves […]

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Tags: care transitions, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Rozalina McCoy


December 8, 2015

Healthcare Cost Concerns? Overtesting is part of the problem

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

It’s not a new conversation – if you thought back over the last few weeks, you probably could remember at least one healthcare-related chat. Almost as likely, that conversation will have included mention of the cost, time, or other burden that you, or someone you know, have experienced. The cost of healthcare continues to rise. […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Choosing Wisely, OptumLabs, Rozalina McCoy


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