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.


  1. Work Site Wellness Centers Equate to Weight Loss and Health Care Savings Wednesday, March 25, 2015
  2. Surgical Metrics Do Not Provide a Clear Path to Improvement Tuesday, February 03, 2015
  3. Emergency Gallbladder Surgery: Do You Need It, Or Can You Afford to Wait? Monday, August 11, 2014
  4. Algorithm Reduces Use of CT Scans when Diagnosing Children with Appendicitis Thursday, July 31, 2014
  5. Proton therapy has advantages over IMRT for advanced head and neck cancers, Mayo study finds Tuesday, July 01, 2014
  6. Mayo Clinic Study Reveals Types and Severity of Youth Ice Hockey Injuries Tuesday, June 03, 2014
  7. Tissue Testing During Breast Cancer Lumpectomies Prevents Need for Reoperation 96 Percent of Time Monday, April 07, 2014
  8. Mayo Clinic Wins 2014 INFORMS Prize Tuesday, April 01, 2014
  9. Dialysis for the Elderly: New Evidence from Mayo Clinic to Guide Shared Decision-Making Thursday, November 07, 2013
  10. Kern Family Gives $100 Million to Mayo Clinic, Signaling Confidence in Mayo to Transform Health Care Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  11. High-Tech Imaging Contributing to Overdiagnosis of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancers Monday, August 26, 2013
  12. Mayo Clinic-led Study Finds that US Physicians Put Patients' Best Interests Above Concerns About Health Care Costs Monday, July 22, 2013
  13. Rural Women Less Likely to Get Radiation Therapy after Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer Monday, June 24, 2013
  14. Researchers Find Low Level of Patient Involvement in Medical Decision-Making in Peru Thursday, June 13, 2013
  15. Mayo Clinic, Partners Showcase New Tools to Share Medical Information Across Communities Monday, March 04, 2013
  16. Mayo Clinic: Skin Problems, Joint Disorders Top List of Reasons People Visit Doctors Wednesday, January 16, 2013