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Tag: primary care

How computing and linguistics are advancing our understanding of suicide risk

March 27th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Rebecca Resnik tells me that the rate at which clinicians can recognize that a person is suicidal has not changed in 50 years. Regardless of the type of clinician—primary […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Searching for the holy grail of mental health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello. This is Gordon Moore, the host of the 3M “Inside Angle” podcast. Today, I am speaking today with Dr. Rebecca Resnik. She’s a licensed psychologist and founder […]

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 […]

Primary care in transition: Convenience versus commitment

October 22nd, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Loyalty to one’s doctor and following medical advice was rarely questioned in the 20th century.  When managed care reached its zenith in the 1990s, having an assigned primary care physician […]

Article: Lessons learned from New York State’s transition to value

With Michael Keyes

Michael Keyes describes the approach used by the State of New York in promoting the transition to value-based payment (VBP) and provides insights for how providers nationwide should approach VBP […]

Only 3% of ED visits are avoidable? Maybe only when using the most restrictive of definitions

September 29th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

We have lots of opportunities to improve primary care access so that people have a viable alternative to an ED visit for non-emergent care. As anyone who has ever worked […]

Creating a buffer between reporting requirements and work that improves outcomes

September 26th, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

MIPS is coming and physicians are unsettled.  Programs with the best of intentions can have unintended side effects. Healthcare providers across the U.S. have justified complaints regarding the multiple reporting […]

Patient- (not disease-) focused relationship over time: One attribute of high performing care

September 2nd, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

If you are interested in improving population health outcomes and by so doing reduce the trajectory of cost increases, it is useful to reflect on the foundations of high performing […]

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 […]

Behavioral health care and the Triple Aim – Is it working?

April 8th, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

The integration of behavioral health and primary care is a critical factor for healthcare systems to achieve the Triple Aim (lower cost, better outcomes and a positive patient experience), yet […]

Bringing healthcare and nutrition closer together

January 4th, 2016 / By Steve Delaronde

Losing weight consistently makes the Top 3 for New Year’s resolutions. Closely related to this are pledges by Americans to exercise and eat healthier. According to a review of the […]

“What did you have for dinner last night?” Nutrition and the healthcare system

November 9th, 2015 / By Steve Delaronde

While we often hear about the role of good nutrition in promoting health, it is not typically discussed in the context of the Triple Aim – better outcomes, lower cost […]