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Tag: Quality

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Patients benefit when we help physicians fill knowledge gaps

May 3, 2021 / By Adam Rothschild

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 […]

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Webinar: 3M APR DRGs: Impact on hospital payment and quality measurement

Join 3M HIS senior health economist Kevin Quinn and senior inpatient consultant Cheryll Rogers for a webinar highlighting the impact 3M APR DRGs have on hospital payment and quality measurement.

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ICD-10 diagnosis coding: The impact of equivocal language

April 17, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Spring means different things depending on what part of the country you live in. For me, spring means melting snow, flowers and spring cleaning. This also seems like a good […]