Check us out!! The Allergy & Asthma Specialty Clinic was mentioned in this article from Minnesota Medicine Magazine...
HOW 10 High Achievers DO IT
by Howard Bell
Clinics share their Quality-Improvement Strategies
Since 2011 all Minnesota clinics and hospitals have had to submit their quality improvement (QI) numbers annually for a variety of measures to MN Community Measurement. In addition, some submit them to payers, who use them to determine reimbursements. And some even use the information to determine compensation. This emphasis on measurement has led organizations to take QI seriously. Many have changed the way they work—and that hasn’t always been easy. Along the way, clinics and hospitals have learned that QI takes time, doesn’t have to cost money and even little changes can make a big difference in the lives of patients. Here, 10 clinics share what they have learned about making changes for the better.
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The Allergy & Asthma Specialty Clinic is the premier
facility in West Central Minnesota for the treatment of allergy,
asthma, and immunologic diseases.
We know that living with the symptoms of allergy and asthma can range from
being annoying to potentially life threatening. That is why our entire
focus is on you our patient. From research, to prevention,
to the latest in treatment
options, our goal is helping you breathe easier season after season.
Dr. Ellingson is very thorough. She realizes that allergies
and asthma relate to other parts of the body and other disease
systems. She wants to treat the cause, not just the symptoms.
Dr. Ellingson also believes in patient education; our staff spends a great deal of time teaching our patients the why's
and how's of their disease. The better informed you are about
allergies and asthma, the more proactive you can be in your
The Allergy and Asthma Clinic is headquartered in Willmar,
Minnesota with satellite offices in
Marshall and Hutchinson.