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2014-06-17 16:26:27

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign, one of the largest coordinated improvement initiatives ever undertaken

2011-02-15 08:00:00

Will Integrate DIAMOND Program and Substance Abuse into Primary Care BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Feb.

2011-01-11 13:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanne Magnan, M.D., Ph.D, who recently ended her tenure as Minnesota Commissioner of Health, has been named by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI, www.icsi.org) as President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr.

2010-11-10 05:00:00

ICSI Option Can Help Ensure Right Procedures Are Ordered at Point of Care, Improving Patient Care and Slowing the Rise in Health Care Imaging Costs BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov.

2010-11-01 07:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has selected the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement's (ICSI, www.icsi.org) DIAMOND program as the winner of its 2010 Gold Award for community-based program.

2010-06-25 08:00:00

Results Based on More Than 3,000 Patients Receiving Team-based Treatment in 83 Primary Care Clinics BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DIAMOND program (Depression Improvement Across Minnesota, Offering a New Direction) continues to get at least five times as many patients into remission by six months than patients receiving typical primary care treatment, according to two-year findings reported today by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI, www.icsi.org).

2010-06-25 07:00:00

Increased Follow-Up Care Proves Key to Helping Depressed Patients Feel Better Medical clinic-specific data available at www.mnhealthscores.org MINNEAPOLIS, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data released by two non-profit health care organizations, MN Community Measurement and the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), indicate that Minnesota providers only slightly improved their quality of care for patients with depression from a year ago, but that new programs that...

2010-03-18 07:00:00

Goal Is to Increase Colon Screenings That Could Prevent Cancer BLOOMINGTON, Minn., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, four health organizations have kicked off an initiative to increase screenings for Minnesotans at risk from this disease.


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