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Polish health reforms: A bandage on a broken leg

April 24th, 2020 / By Felisha Bochantin

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, Poland was already struggling with an inefficient and often underfunded healthcare system. A country of 39 million people, Poland operates with the lowest ratio of […]

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Moving the spotlight toward the Gulf

December 23rd, 2019 / By Vladimir Lazarevik, MD, MPH

Countries across the Gulf region are experiencing a vibrant period of health systems financing “transform-mania.” Current rigid health systems cannot meet rising population demands, nor accommodate ever-rising provider requests for […]

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Are we collapsing yet? Over-measurement is part of the hemorrhage in healthcare delivery

August 19th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

It should come as a surprise to no one that healthcare providers are frustrated (a significant understatement) by all of the requirements around documentation of their work with patients. I […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Measuring what matters in health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. Today, I’m speaking with Dr. John Wasson, a physician colleague, with whom I’ve worked in the past and have had interesting […]

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How far off track are we when someone suggests we look to organized crime as a model for improving health care in the U.S.?

June 26th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. John H. Wasson has decades of research digging into what is important to people vis-à-vis health care. He has published in all the big journals, testified in the big […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Lessons from organized crime for improving health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Dr. John Wasson, a colleague, with whom I’ve worked in the past […]

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A look at what’s not working in U.S. health care

March 6th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Good ideas can morph into problematic policies that drive up costs and erode quality. Take diabetes as an example.  We could pose the ultimate goal of effective diabetes management is […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host, and today I am speaking with Harold D. Miller. He’s the president and CEO of […]

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Physician billing guidelines are counter-productive. Will the new CMS rule make things worse?

January 18th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a Health Affairs blog and an Inside Angle podcast discussion, the health policy expert, physician and self-styled contrarian, Bob Berenson explains why the Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding guidelines […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Physician payment and performance measurement: Is it fair?

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle Podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host. And today, I’m speaking with Robert Berenson. He is a physician who joined the Urban Institute […]

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Can one state lead the nation to healthcare reform?

March 7th, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

The ultimate goal of the Triple Aim is to address the problem that healthy communities create for hospitals and other healthcare providers. Under the fee-for-service model, providers make money treating […]

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Healthcare’s Efficiency Challenge

February 28th, 2014 / By Jeremy Zasowski

I’ve started reading a book by William Baumol called The Cost Disease, which raises an interesting question. Why in 2014 can I buy a laptop computer that is smaller, more […]