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Polypharmacy and the Triple Aim

May 4th, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

Nearly 60 percent of Americans have taken a prescription medication in the past month.  This does not include dietary supplements or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.  The proportion of prescription drug users […]

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eGuide: 10 questions payers must ask when choosing a value measure

As a payer, what questions should you be asking about value-based care? Find out in this latest eGuide.

Webinar: Addressing top patient safety indicators (part 1)

With Cheryl Manchenton

Which patient safety indicators have the greatest impact on hospital reimbursement and quality scores? Learn how to address the top PSIs in this webinar.

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CMS initiatives meant to help primary care result in dismay

May 6th, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Populations served by good primary care have – on a risk-adjusted basis – better health outcomes at lower per-capita spending on health.1  Recognizing the need to better resource the work […]

ICD-10 coding challenge: Aspergillosis

May 2nd, 2016 / By Sue Belley, RHIA

Sue Belley is back from 3M’s Client Experience Summit and catching up on her work. In the meantime, her colleague Julia Palmer, project manager with the consulting services business of […]

About accuracy…part 2

April 29th, 2016 / By Jason Mark

In part one of this blog we focused on recall as it relates to CAC.  In today’s post we will start by examining the definition of precision. With precision, we […]

Client Experience Summit Spotlights 3M Science Applied to Life

April 27th, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

The 3M Client Experience Summit this year is a combination science fair and storytelling festival for healthcare professionals. In all the best ways. There is an actual science fair of […]

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L. Gordon Moore, MD Senior Medical Director, Populations and Payment Solutions

Population Health, Value-based Health Care

Steve Delaronde Director of Analytics, Populations and Payment Solutions

Population Health, Value-based Health Care

Jason Mark Director, Emerging Business Technology

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Article: Implementing a Site-Neutral Medicare Prospective Payment System

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3M authors Richard Averill and Richard Fuller discuss the issues and impact of Medicare site-neutral payment.

Webinar: Driving quality outcomes with 3M APR DRGs

An unintended effect of improved CDI may be a negative impact on your quality profile, so how do you create accurate documentation?

Session Spotlight: Creating a high-performing healthcare system

Dr. David Blumenthal, President of The Commonwealth Fund, provides five areas executives should focus their attention to begin healthcare’s transformation.

Webinar: Why is CDI crucial for outpatient and physician services?

With Lisa Lanier

This webinar with expert Lisa Lanier explains how clinical documentation improvement is impacted by the shift from inpatient to outpatient services.