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Tag: quality measures

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A storyline about measuring healthcare value

April 2nd, 2018 / By Kristine Daynes

Perhaps it’s true that we tend to see what we expect to see. In my job, I work with healthcare quality measures. Given this bias, my scan of the media […]

An improv comedy spin on CMS core quality measures

February 22nd, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

CMS released seven sets of core quality measures earlier this month. They come from a collaboration with AHIP, NQF and other stakeholders to harmonize performance measures across commercial and government […]

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.

Why are we hoarding quality measures?

August 31st, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

It’s hard to get rid of something you use but don’t like, even if it’s no longer practical. Things that are familiar have a lot of staying power. That may […]

White Paper: The next evolution in healthcare value measurement

What if quality measures encompassed whole populations and all interactive elements of a system centered on Triple Aim?

What Will Patients Do When They See Your Prices?

July 2nd, 2014 / By Kristine Daynes

Two trends are forcing greater consumerism and price sensitivity in health care. One is that Medicare, Medicaid, and some commercial insurance carriers, are starting to show patients and employers the […]