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Mayo Study Identifies Strategies to Reduce Early Hospital Readmissions ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Mayo Clinic review of 47 studies found that 30-day readmissions can be reduced by almost 20 percent when specific efforts are taken to prevent them. Key among these are interventions to help patients deal with the work passed on to them at discharge. The results [...]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic Health System Announce New 3-Year Payment Contract

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, the state’s leading nonprofit health plan and Mayo Clinic Health System, a family of clinics, hospitals and health care facilities owned by Mayo Clinic, announced today a new, three-year agreement that is designed to promote quality care while lowering overall costs. “Blue Cross and the [...]

Created by Karl W Oestreich

Five Ways Patients and Care Providers Can Improve Health Care

Instead of wondering what your doctor wrote in your patient record after a visit, ask him or her to read back the notes to ensure accuracy. That's one of five simple steps Mayo Clinic suggests doctors and patients take to improve health care quality. Mayo Clinic defines quality as a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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