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Tag: social determinants of health

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A COVID-19 silver lining? One pathway to investing in health outcomes

November 25th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

We’re in somewhat uncharted territory when it comes to measuring health care outcomes. Given the radical shifts in elective procedures, people avoiding care due to COVID-19 exposure concerns, and of […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: A COVID-19 silver lining? Overcoming roadblocks to innovation

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This your host, Dr. Gordon Moore and with me today is Samantha Olds Frey. She’s the Chief Executive Officer of […]

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AI Talk: Strategic Plan and fancy cart

November 6th, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Federal Health IT Strategic Plan The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published their latest five-year strategic plan for the 2020-2025 period. I’ve reviewed […]

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Health care, health equity and social determinants of health

November 2nd, 2020 / By Katie Christensen

Social determinants of health. If we didn’t know the phrase before the COVID-19 pandemic, we have probably heard it by now. It refers to underlying factors that indirectly explain 90 […]

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Primary care was suffering before COVID-19

October 7th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

Primary care is the doorway to health care in the United States—at least in theory. The trust established between a patient and their primary care physician (PCP) allows the physician […]

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How are health insurance plans approaching social determinants of health?

September 25th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In some estimates, medical care accounts for approximately 11 percent of a person’s health and wellness; the rest is made up of individual behaviors as well as environmental factors.  When […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: The role of health plans in addressing social determinants of health

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello, this is Gordon Moore, your host of the 3M Inside Angle podcast. With me today is Michelle Jester. She is the Executive Director of Social Determinants of […]

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Bridging the health care inequality divide: Pandemic solutions

July 1st, 2020 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Today’s blog is co-authored by Angela Diop, ND, CHCIO, and Andrew Robie, MD, of Unity Health Care in Washington DC. Dr. Robie is Chief Medical Information Officer and a family […]

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The new triple threat: COVID-19, health disparities and high prices

June 29th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

The intersection of a novel virus, health disparities across our communities and rising health care prices presents a formidable challenge to the U.S. health care system. COVID-19 is new, but […]

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CareMore and Aspire Health bring their successful whole person care to Medicaid

June 24th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Medicaid budgets are under extraordinary stress with increased enrollment, increased direct and indirect costs and declining state revenues. What can be done to mitigate these budgetary cliffs? Reducing unit prices […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Bringing successful whole person care to high needs/high cost patients

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon: This is the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Theresa Brown, who is the CareMore and Aspire Central […]

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Social determinants of health in the time of COVID-19

June 19th, 2020 / By Amanda Steffon

It has been over 100 years since the 1918 flu pandemic spread across the globe. Although we cannot make a direct comparison between then and now, there are contributing factors […]