Milaca clinic honored for patient care

Fairview Clinics – Milaca was recently honored with a Minnesota Bridges to Excellence award from the Minnesota Health Action Group for delivering high-quality diabetes care outcomes for patients.
“Fairview’s clinics truly are part of the communities they serve,” said Val Overton, Fairview Medical Group vice president of quality and innovation. “Improving health outcomes is one way we strive to enahnce the lives of our friends and neighbors.”
Established by the Minnesota Health Action Group in 2006, the Minnesota Bridges to Excellence program uses publicly reported outcomes data to identify clinics that meet or exceed optimal care standards for a specified percentage of patients with diabetes, vascular disease and depression.
The recent awards are based on 2016 performance results reported to Minnesota Community Measurement by Fairview and other health care providers across the state. In all, 33 Fairview and University of Minnesota Health clinics were honored for delivering high-quality clinical care.