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Quality Update - Health care quality issues for Minnesota's health care leaders

Quality Update Fall 2018

Stratis Health publishes the Quality Update Newsletter twice a year. The electronic publication is an update on health care quality topics and issues for Minnesota's health care leaders. In this publication we aim to provide Minnesota thought leaders with news, issues, and perspectives on health care quality and patient safety.

Complete issue (8-page PDF)

This Issue

Addressing Health Equity Requires the Tools of Quality Improvement

We need persistence, innovation, and collaboration to make progress in reducing disparities and improving health equity in Minnesota. We also need actionable tools. Perspective from Jennifer P. Lundblad, Stratis Health President and CEO.

Health is Not an Equal Opportunity

The barriers to equal opportunity for optimal health are structural. Perspective from Jan Malcolm, Stratis Health board member and Commissioner of Health for the State of Minnesota.

Technology in Support of Equity

Technology can be an incredible aid for health care organizations in advancing equitable care, if implemented properly. Perspective from Susan Severson, Vice President, Health Information Technology, Stratis Health.

Minnesota Health Systems Making Health Equity Actionable

Health systems are taking action and reshaping organizational culture in Minnesota's move to address disparities.

Looking at the Numbers: Disparities in Minnesota Hospital Readmission Rates

Minnesota's readmissions data stratified by race and ethnicity shows uneven quality performance, in both state and national data.

Accelerating Health Care Affordability Event

Cross-Sector Leaders Collaborating to Drive Progress, Thurs, Nov. 29, 2018.

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