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President’s Blog | Together, we can make progress in reducing health disparities.

June 23, 2020

In recent months, we’ve all experienced a lot of things we likely didn’t expect we’d see this year: the emergence of a pandemic that has…

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Measurement Blog | Simplifying & Refining Quality Measures to Reduce Burden

June 15, 2020

In this current day and age of electronic health records (EHRs) it is hard to remember a time when all health records were maintained on…

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Two medical professionals look at test tube

President’s Blog | What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for health care measurement and reporting?

April 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to upend business as usual in health care, many people are wondering what it will mean for health care quality…

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Collaboration Blog | Depression Care in Minnesota: We can’t let another year go by.

April 1, 2020

by: Deb Krause, Vice President for Minnesota Health Action Group; and Liz Cinqueonce, Chief Operating Officer for MN Community Measurement MN Community Measurement (MNCM) recently…

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President’s Blog | MN Community Measurement: Past, Present, and Future

March 26, 2020

MN Community Measurement (MNCM) has been going through a lot of changes in the last couple of years. Some of the changes are obvious –…

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Innovation Blog | MNCM Launches New PIPE User Group

March 19, 2020

By William Muenchow, Director of Information Systems and Technology MN Community Measurement (MNCM) has officially launched its first PIPE User Group (PUG) Community Forum within…

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Measurement Minute is MNCM's bi-monthly e-newsletter where you can track the latest news and learn about ways to engage with MNCM. The newsletter provides information on topics such as new measure development, data submission deadlines, quality and cost report releases, and updates on other relevant activities at the state and national level.

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New Reports Show Continued Disparities in Minnesota Health Care

MN Community Measurement releases data on Minnesota health care disparities MINNEAPOLIS – May 19, 2020 – MN Community ...

Encouraging Signs Observed in Depression Care Follow Up and Avoiding Overuse of Antibiotics

MN Community Measurement releases 2019 Minnesota Health Care Quality Report  MINNEAPOLIS – February 12, 2020 – MN Community ...

Cost of Health Care Accelerated in 2018 for Minnesotans with Private Health Insurance

MN Community Measurement’s annual health care cost report highlights cost in Minnesota Contact: Raya Zimmerman 612-664-0716 MINNEAPOLIS ...

Minnesota Disparities Reports Highlight Gaps in Quality Measures by Insurance Type and by Race, Ethnicity, Language and Country of Origin

MINNEAPOLIS – APRIL 17, 2019 – MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care ...

Minnesota Health Care Quality Report Highlights High Performing Medical Groups, Statewide Room for Improvement

MINNEAPOLIS – February 28, 2019 – MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care ...

MN Community Measurement Releases Report on Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions

New report highlights opportunities to improve care statewide MINNEAPOLIS – December 19, 2018 – MN Community Measurement (MNCM) ...