All Posts By Gordon Moore
Dr. John Cromwell is a colorectal surgeon interested in computers and machine learning. He believed that computers could sift vast amounts of data to inform surgeons on ways to reduce post-operative infection rates.
People with asthma have many fewer emergency room, urgent care and doctor office visits when their primary care practices link symptom survey results to care guidelines according to a recent […]
Physician burnout has a negative impact on quality of care, patient safety, operational efficiency and of course on the burned-out individuals. In a new episode of the Inside Angle podcast, Christine Sinsky, MD, vice president of professional satisfaction at the American Medical Association, discusses how we can improve the work of care.
Does the “more is better” approach to quality measurement create a burden on healthcare delivery? Does it distract attention from actual care and consume resources that might be used to […]
Dr. Gordon Moore discusses micro and macro measurements in healthcare and the need for overall health system improvement.
When it comes to the health of the healthcare workforce, how can we help caregivers care for themselves? Dr. Gordon Moore describes the work of SEIU 775 Benefits Group to improve the health of homecare workers in Washington State. Read the blog and listen to the podcast.
One of the “truisms” of value-based programs is that these programs align the incentives of the health care delivery system and the insurer, such that better care results in better […]
This case study explores the relationship between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (Blue Cross) and The Baton Rouge Clinic (A Medical Corporation) (BRC), including the supporting structure and […]
One of the best parts of my job is the opportunity to interact with thought leaders and innovators from across the spectrum of healthcare delivery in the U.S. Given the […]
Sometimes science upends what we think of as common sense. We might believe that a degenerative tear in the meniscus (cartilage in the knee) ought to be fixed. Then some […]