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.

September 2015

  1. Mayo Clinic receives Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative award Tuesday, September 29, 2015
  2. Decision Aids Help Patients with Depression and Doctors Feel Better About Medication Monday, September 28, 2015
  3. Delivery Science Summit – Engineering Better Quality, Outcomes and Cost Friday, September 18, 2015
  4. Delivery Science Summit 2015 to explore tools, best practices for improving health and health care for patients everywhere Tuesday, September 08, 2015

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