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Tag: primary care

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Should health insurance include primary care?

July 14, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

Insurance protects against losses from unexpected events. Health insurance that protects against the unlikely risk of major surgery or hospitalization makes sense, since the financial impact of a major medical […]

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The way we pay for health care in the U.S. is irrational

July 7, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

As early as 1992, JAMA published a randomized control trial (gold standard for studies of impact) of telephone care. Patients liked it, doctors liked it, outcomes improved and costs went […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Breaking free from the health care status quo

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Elizabeth Mitchell. She is the President and CEO of the Purchaser […]

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Commodifying medicine: Strengthening the digital health revolution through the patient-physician relationship

May 28, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

“Almost any time we allow the life support systems of our planet or society to be commodified, it drives other breakdowns.” – Tristan Harris There is a tremendous amount of […]

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Advanced Primary Care: What primary care looks like when it’s firing on all cylinders

May 5, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

If primary care is the foundation of high performing health systems, Advanced Primary Care (APC) is what primary care looks like when it is fully resourced. An efficient health care […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: When primary care fires on all cylinders

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Wayne B. Jonas, MD. He is a practicing family physician, an […]

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Patients benefit when we help physicians fill knowledge gaps

May 3, 2021 / By Adam Rothschild, MD

More so than health care providers in other specialties, primary care physicians (PCPs) are especially attuned to both quality and cost of care. Although our ordering decisions are evaluated for […]

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Quality measurement overload: Focusing on measures that matter

April 19, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

When I was a young primary care physician, all I wanted was more time to spend with my patients. Each day felt rushed, prodded by the fee-for-service system that incentivized […]

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Health care financing is out of date: Large employers must put their weight behind needed changes

April 9, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care payment is about how we write the checks. Health care finance is about how we design the way money flows.  We’re living in a system built by good […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Financing U.S. health care to invest in the future

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Rebecca Etz, PhD. She is an associate professor of Family Medicine and […]

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Why supporting independent practices is a good thing and ideas on how to do it

March 12, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The work of Advanced Primary Care (APC)1 is different from what most primary care practices do today. In addition to using queueing theory and technology portals to provide access and […]

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Robust primary care gets us closer to the outcomes we want to achieve

March 8, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care outcomes improve and unnecessary spending declines when we can get ahead of problems rather than reacting to them after they have spiraled out of control. For a woman […]