Case Studies/Studies

Collaborating for Neonates: Providing Family-Centered, Comprehensive Care at Children’s Minnesota

For 95 years, Children’s Minnesota has provided specialized care for children from birth through young adulthood.


Stem Cell Study Suggests Novel Mechanism of Action in Knee Osteoarthritis

Autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are safe and efficacious in treating knee osteoarthritis (OA), and — in an apparently novel finding — they may reduce inflammation and modulate immune cells that contribute to the condition, Canadian researchers report.


Case of the Month with Crutchfield Dermatology

What happened to this 50-year-old woman’s face?


The Communication Conundrum

It is difficult to overstate the importance of communication to clinical outcomes, patient safety, and organizational finances and reputation, but for many healthcare organizations, it is an Achilles heel. What can be done to prevent communication gaps?


Case of the Month with Crutchfield Dermatology

A 39-year-old woman presents with itchy, scaling maculopapules on her palms and very faint, similar lesions on her soles of 10 days duration. There are no papules on her face or in her mouth. She reports mild flu-like symptoms for the past week or so and is otherwise healthy, taking only a multivitamin and oral contraceptives.


Case of the Month with Crutchfield Dermatology

A 28-year-old woman presents with strange bumps on her stomach that have been present as long as she can remember.


Case of the Month with Crutchfield Dermatology

A 28-year-old woman presented with mildly dry lips. Upon examination, her teeth, incidentally, were noted to have rust-brown colored stains.


Case of the Month with Crutchfield Dermatology

A 34-year-old man with a history of chronic atopic dermatitis was started on a biologic agent to treat his atopic eczema.


Case of the Month with Crutchfield Dermatology

What are the bumps on this woman’s heel?


Diagnosing Cancer: MMIC Parses Data for Improved Patient Outcomes

Research from MMIC and Constellation® reveals the steep cost of missed cancer diagnoses and points to best practices to ensure no patient falls through the cracks.