"The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through." -- Sydney J. Harris

MNCM in the News

MN Community Measurement’s second topical report – “Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions” – was featured on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) in a piece titled Report: Treatment quality varies widely for expensive chronic conditions. The report was also featured in the Star Tribune in a piece titled Clinics’ grades go down slightly in Minnesota. The articles draw attention to the importance of measuring chronic conditions. With approximately 60% of adults in the U.S. struggling with a chronic condition, treating them makes up a vast majority of the nation’s health care spending.