How to combine reliable data and performance management for a successful value-based healthcare system.
Beth Wolf, MD, a physician adviser to 3M Health Information Systems, gives her take on what progressive, forward-thinking health care organizations should be doing in order to implement new documentation […]
The “Iron Triangle” in health care refers to the concept that access, cost and quality cannot all be simultaneously improved. The premise is that an improvement in one area results […]
MedPAC is the nonpartisan advisory group that provides advice to Congress (and CMS). Although not mandatory, MedPAC recommendations are taken seriously and may be implemented by CMS through regulation or […]
Loyalty to one’s doctor and following medical advice was rarely questioned in the 20th century. When managed care reached its zenith in the 1990s, having an assigned primary care physician […]
Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast from 3M Health Information Systems. This is Dr. Gordon Moore and today, I’m talking with David Buck and Kallol Mahata from […]
The pressure to improve healthcare outcomes and reduce unnecessary use of healthcare resources weighs heavily on hospital and health system administrators working with tight margins. Success under value-based payment requires […]
How hospitals and physicians get paid is changing as the U.S. healthcare system transitions from volume-based to value-based care. Reimbursement methodologies need to allow for a plan to control costs, […]
The accountable care organization (ACO) was first proposed in 2006 as a method for reigning in the increasing costs of health care. The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) was enacted […]
The Institute of Medicine estimates that 30 percent of healthcare spending is attributed to waste. Waste in health care not only has a financial impact, but also robs patients of […]
Thanks for reading the Inside Angle blog in 2017! As 2018 approaches, revisit some of our most popular blogs of the year: 1. HCCs: A frequent factor in the value […]
Discussion of five best practices that help Medicaid agencies transition toward value-based care.