MNCM has updated its corporate website (MNCM.org) to increase functionality and give users a better experience. Features of the new site include:
- Easy, intuitive navigation
- Quick access (fewer clicks) to the most-used information
- Enhanced multi-media capabilities
- A new newsletter format – visit The Measurement Minute section and sign up for our newsletter
Content is now organized in ways that are more intuitive for our key audiences, and we have added dynamic news and social media feeds that enhance the work we do. We are excited about a site design that encourages visitors to regularly come back and explore what’s new.
Although invisible to users of the site, some of the infrastructure changes are equally important. The new site is flexible and easily adaptable to new content, with a simple content management system and automated newsfeeds, which will save staff time and ensure that content is up-to-date and robust.
The complex present and promising future of measurement will be explored in the MNCM seminar “Measurement in Motion,” a daylong conference on April 3 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center. Paul Douglas, a storied innovator in the data-rich field of meteorology will set the scene. Gerry Shea, Interim President of the National Quality Forum, who has served as assistant to the president of the AFL-CIO since 1995, will highlight national issues in measurement.
Hear from national experts, attend sessions that span the triple aim of cost, quality and patient experience, and contribute to a framework for measure development.
A new online resource, called the Help and Healing toolkit, brings together easy-to-use depression tools and information for patients and health care providers--helping individuals better understand and manage their care and treatment goals. The materials - including patient and provider talking points, treatment planning, self-management techniques, and information to help providers measure treatment outcomes - were developed by a working group of clinicians and related experts, including patient advocates and employer representatives.
Help and Healing is the result of a collaborative effort between MN Community Measurement, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care through public reporting and measurement, and the Minnesota Health Action Group, a non-profit coalition of public and private employers looking to improve the value of the health care system in Minnesota, by focusing on higher quality, lower cost and better health outcomes for all.
Depression can be healed. We can help.
It’s important to recognize the signs and symptoms of depression and how to work with a health care provider to treat it. Learn more at Help and Healing.
- Heart disease contributes to 1 out of every 5 deaths in Minnesota
- About 20% of Minnesotans have diabetes
This special publication can help you:
- Measure the care at your clinic
- See how your clinic compares to other clinics
- Learn how to achieve optimal diabetes and vascular care
Use the Consumer Reports insert and MNCM’s resources to help you talk with your family and your doctor about taking steps to achieve better health. See the press release for project details. A related Consumer Reports article about HealthPartners highlights cost and quality information for several metro-area medical groups.