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Jun 17, 2014, 16:31 ET
Minnesota's RARE Campaign has prevented 7,975 avoidable hospital readmissions and given patients 31,900 more nights of sleep in their own beds.  (PRNewsFoto/RARE Campaign)

RARE Campaign exceeds goals, prevents 7,975 avoidable hospital readmissions in Minnesota

 The RARE (Reducing Avoidable Readmissions Effectively) Campaign, one of the largest coordinated improvement initiatives ever undertaken by the...

Jan 23, 2014, 10:22 ET
Minnesota RARE Campaign Receives National John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award.  (PRNewsFoto/RARE Campaign)

National recognition for Minnesota's work to reduce hospital readmissions

RARE campaign earns National Quality Forum, The Joint Commission Patient Safety and Quality Award Minnesota hospitals and their community...

May 29, 2013, 12:46 ET
Minnesota hospitals in the RARE Campaign have prevented 4,570 readmissions, surpassing the original goal of 4,000.  (PRNewsFoto/RARE Campaign)

RARE Campaign prevents 4,570 avoidable hospital readmissions

 A broad-based coalition of hospitals and care providers working across the continuum of care has prevented 4,570 avoidable hospital...