Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery

July 29, 2015

Mayo Medical School takes on bold new initiatives to improve medical education

By Amy Olson amyeolson

Mayo Medical School is at the forefront of a major transformation in medical education. The school is expanding to Arizona and Florida to become one of the first national medical schools in the United States, offering a single curriculum across three campuses. In addition, Mayo will be among the first medical schools in the nation […]

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June 18, 2015

Studying surgical outcomes to improve patient care

By Amy Olson amyeolson

For nearly 100 years, Mayo Clinic has been dedicated to evaluating surgical outcomes in order to improve patient care and reduce risks associated from surgery. Dr. Charles H. Mayo said in 1930, “A surgical procedure should be planned so that the patient, with the least possible risk and loss of time, will receive the greatest […]

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Tags: quality improvement, surgical care, surgical outcomes


Why and How Mayo Clinic Plans to Serve 200 Million Patients

July 30, 2014

Why and How Mayo Clinic Plans to Serve 200 Million Patients

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Mayo Clinic wants to help 200 million patients by 2020. That’s the future of health care vision of John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO of Mayo Clinic. He recently shared his plans with The Daily Briefing on how to accomplish this goal by: 1) Scaling Mayo Clinic’s knowledge with the continued growth of the Mayo Clinic Care Network to provide seamless, high-quality, team-based […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Daily Briefing, Dr. John Noseworthy, Future of Health Care, health care, John Noseworthy MD, Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic Care Network, Optum Labs


July 2, 2014

Measuring Value: From Theory to Practice

By Jayant A. Talwalkar, M.D. JayTalw

As the future of health care moves forward, patients, providers and policymakers have converged on the shared goal of creating value in the U.S. health care system — high quality health care that contributes to favorable patient-centered outcomes and lower costs. Although these various stakeholders may define value in slightly different ways, all views are important and […]

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Tags: #futureofhealthcare, Future of Health Care, Institute of Medicine, Jayant Talwalkar


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