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Tag: Quality

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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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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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Look beyond pricing to understand health care value

March 26, 2021 / By Megan Carr

As a mom of four growing (and constantly eating) boys, I’m always trying to find ways to manage our grocery bill.  Occasionally, I try the generic brands to see if […]

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Linking quality to financial outcomes: The foundation for value

February 24, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

Many Medicaid programs, health plans, and ACOs are looking for new strategies to offset tight budgets. COVID-19 has dealt severe blows to the economy, state budgets and the provision of […]

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Empowering primary care: Better access to trusted data

February 17, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

“Primary care is the foundation to a high value, high functioning system that meets the needs of people and communities.” – Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO of the Purchaser Business […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Empowering primary care with better access to trusted data

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore and with me, today, is Beth Bortz who’s named President and CEO of the […]

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COVID-19 and quality: What we know and don’t know

August 24, 2020 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Although our knowledge of COVID-19 is growing, there is a great deal that we still do not know about this disease and its full effects on the body, both acutely […]

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Article: How to ensure patient stories aren’t lost in translation — 3M’s Julie Salomon on the importance of CDI

With Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

In this Q&A article, Julie Salomon, RN, BSN chief product owner of CDI, quality and physician content for 3M HIS, describes the major developments in CDI, the top challenges for […]

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Webinar: AHRQ PSI v2019 – Impact of changes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

What changes were introduced with AHRQ PSI v2019? What do those changes mean for you and your organization? Hear from 3M quality expert Cheryl Manchenton as she explores these crucial […]

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First do no harm part 2: How can quality efforts harm patients?

January 15, 2020 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

As I noted on my previous blog, the Hippocratic Oath has been in existence since anywhere from 200-500 AD and is still relevant today. I discussed how a proposed eCQM […]

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Doctors and hospitals: Not quite a love story

November 18, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

The relationship between physicians and hospitals has changed. Gone are the days of the hospital serving as the “physician’s workshop.” Advances in technology, different payment structures and the rise of […]