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Value-based care: Better healthcare means better outcomes

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The North Dakota Rural Health Value group examines the intricacies of moving from volume-based to value-based care at Critical Access Hospitals. What does the future of healthcare look like? To a group in North Dakota, the future means three things: “better patient care, improved community health, and lower healthcare costs” – otherwise known as the […]

SMHS guidance on signs/symptoms of illness

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has produced a new series of guidelines / recommendations for people experiencing the signs/symptoms of illness. These guidelines are now posted to the COVID page of the SMHS website and can be read below. SMHS Guidance for Signs/Symptoms of Illness The UND SMHS is dedicated to the […]

From the Dean: On vaccine ‘Breakthroughs’

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Over the past year and a half, I’ve written a variety of columns about the impact of the pandemic on the School and how our faculty, staff, and students have risen to the attendant challenges. Today I’d like to address some health aspects of the pandemic itself and focus on so-called breakthrough infections, since there […]

From the Dean: Physical—not social—distancing

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We are obviously in very different space than we were one short month ago. On Feb. 27, 2020, Susan and I were on a several-day break out in Big Sky, Mont. Today we are hunkered down in University House, practicing social distancing, and we’ve been without direct close personal contact with another person in the […]

From the Dean

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A big focus this week has been UND’s ongoing preparation for the COVID-19 (coronavirus) issue. It is a fast-moving situation with many implications. But clearly, it is important to prepare earnestly. An example of such anticipatory activity was the decision two days ago by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to cancel this year’s […]