Minnesota

How well do the doctors in your community perform when it comes to managing patients' chronic conditions and offering preventive screenings? The DOCTOR Project seeks to find out and let you know.

Launched earlier this year by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the DOCTOR Project is a new initiative that will involve 10 communities across the country developing consumer-friendly reports that measure how physicians in that community perform in delivering high-quality health care. The project will be led by MN Community Measurement, the leader of the Minnesota's Aligning...

 
It’s well known that the RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign has been highly successful in Minnesota. The most recent data from the third quarter 2013 show that participants have helped prevent 7,030 avoidable readmissions since 2011 and allowed patients in Minnesota to spend 28,120 nights of sleep in their own beds instead of in the hospital.
 
The RARE Campaign was launched in 2011 by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA), and Stratis Health and...
Type II diabetes has become a national public health threat. As a chronic disease, diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability. In the United States, approximately 25.8 million people (8.3 percent of the population) meet the criteria for a diagnosis of diabetes, and 79 million people have pre-diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance. According to the National Institutes of Health, diabetes is associated with long-term complications that affect almost every part of the body. The disease often leads to blindness, heart and blood vessel disease, stroke, kidney failure,...

MN Community Measurement leads the AF4Q initiative in Minnesota, guided by a broad stakeholder group forming the AF4Q Leadership Team. Organizations represented on the Leadership Team include: the American Cancer Society, Buyers Health Care Action Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Minnesota AARP, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Minnesota Hospital Association, Minnesota Medical Association, Stratis Health, plus health plans, consumers, and physician and nursing leadership.
 

 

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Visit the Public Reporting Page for this Alliance here.

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Minnesota
MN Community Measurement
3433 Broadway Street NE # 455
Minneapolis, MN 55413
 
 
(612)455-2911
Martha Burton Santibanez
MN Community Measurement
AF4Q Community Engagement Project Manager