These Mayo Clinic-issued releases feature news related to the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. For news about the center from other sources, visit the Mayo Clinic News Network.

August 2015

  1. Mayo Clinic-led networks approved for more than $10 million to participate in PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network Thursday, August 13, 2015

June 2015

  1. How Does Human Behavior Lead to Surgical Errors? Mayo Clinic Researchers Count the Ways Monday, June 01, 2015

May 2015

  1. Newer, Easier to Manage Medications May Not Always Be the Best Choice Friday, May 29, 2015
  2. Mayo Clinic to Study 10,000 Patients for Drug-Gene Safety Wednesday, May 13, 2015

March 2015

  1. Work Site Wellness Centers Equate to Weight Loss and Health Care Savings Wednesday, March 25, 2015

February 2015

  1. Surgical Metrics Do Not Provide a Clear Path to Improvement Tuesday, February 03, 2015

August 2014

  1. Emergency Gallbladder Surgery: Do You Need It, Or Can You Afford to Wait? Monday, August 11, 2014

July 2014

  1. Algorithm Reduces Use of CT Scans when Diagnosing Children with Appendicitis Thursday, July 31, 2014
  2. Proton therapy has advantages over IMRT for advanced head and neck cancers, Mayo study finds Tuesday, July 01, 2014

June 2014

  1. Mayo Clinic Study Reveals Types and Severity of Youth Ice Hockey Injuries Tuesday, June 03, 2014

April 2014

  1. Tissue Testing During Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Prevents Need for Reoperation 96 Percent of Time Monday, April 07, 2014
  2. Mayo Clinic Wins 2014 INFORMS Prize Tuesday, April 01, 2014

November 2013

  1. Dialysis for the Elderly: New Evidence from Mayo Clinic to Guide Shared Decision-Making Thursday, November 07, 2013

October 2013

  1. Kern Family Gives $100 Million to Mayo Clinic, Signaling Confidence in Mayo to Transform Health Care Wednesday, October 23, 2013

August 2013

  1. High-Tech Imaging Contributing to Overdiagnosis of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancers Monday, August 26, 2013

July 2013

  1. Mayo Clinic-led Study Finds that US Physicians Put Patients' Best Interests Above Concerns About Health Care Costs Monday, July 22, 2013

June 2013

  1. Rural Women Less Likely to Get Radiation Therapy after Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer Monday, June 24, 2013
  2. Researchers Find Low Level of Patient Involvement in Medical Decision-Making in Peru Thursday, June 13, 2013

March 2013

  1. Mayo Clinic, Partners Showcase New Tools to Share Medical Information Across Communities Monday, March 04, 2013

January 2013

  1. Mayo Clinic: Skin Problems, Joint Disorders Top List of Reasons People Visit Doctors Wednesday, January 16, 2013