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The Measurement Minute — November 2013

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Welcome to the November 2013 issue of The Measurement Minute, MN Community Measurement’s monthly summary of current news and events. We welcome your feedback!

MNCM welcomes new manager of health care measurement development

  • Jasmine Larson joined MNCM in September as Manager, Health Care Measurement Development. She leads the development and implementation of our health care measures with a focus on supporting the community to improve results across the Triple Aim of health care. Read more >>

ClearWay MinnesotaSM partners with MNCM 

  • Tobacco use is still a problem in Minnesota. That’s why ClearWay MinnesotaSM and MN Community Measurement have partnered to develop a new collection of information and resources to better understand and address tobacco use in Minnesota. Health care teams can use the materials to help more patients quit tobacco. Read more >>

MNCM featured in EY health care industry publication

  • Each year, Ernst & Young LLP publishes its Health Care Industry Report for U.S. health care providers and payers. MNCM is pleased to be featured in this year’s edition, New horizons: innovation, which focuses on innovative approaches to improving quality, lowering costs and enhancing the patient care experience. Read more >>
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The Measurement Minute — September 2013

Welcome to the September 2013 issue of The Measurement Minute, MN Community Measurement’s monthly summary of current news and events. We welcome your feedback!

Patient Experience survey results

  • Results from the more than 230,000 patient-completed surveys on patient experience of care from 651 clinics are now available for consumers to use along with other information on the cost and quality of health care providers. The data is collected as part of Minnesota’s Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System and is the most comprehensive look at patient experience on a statewide basis in the country. Read more >>


MNCM named as CMS Qualified Entity

  • MN Community Measurement is very proud to be named as a Qualified Entity (QE) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Read more >>


Aligning with Medicare to reduce data collection burden

  • As the demand for information on cost and quality has risen, MNCM’s measurment activities have also grown. Unfortunately, this has the potential to place a greater burden on clinicians. MNCM is taking several steps to ensure our measurement activities have the greatest impact for the least burden. Read more >>
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