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From 3M Health Information Systems

Topic: Data Science and Analytics

How do you find answers hidden in the numbers? With the right data the big picture suddenly becomes clear. 

Tapping into the rich meaning conveyed in human language

January 30th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The way we use language says something about us. Disordered thought can manifest as disordered language use—a signal that might mean the person has schizophrenia. Pressured speech could be a […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Analyzing human language for social good

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore, and today, I’m speaking with Philip Resnik. He is a professor of linguistics at the […]

Brave new world? CRISPR gene editing controversy

January 23rd, 2019 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

I was sidetracked recently by an article regarding CRISPR biotechnology and the controversy surrounding its use. CRISPR is an abbreviation for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. You can Google […]

Eguide: Data analytics: More promise than performance?

In an era of unprecedented data access, how can you leverage data to benefit your patients and populations?

Investing in the future of STEM

January 7th, 2019 / By Ryan Butterfield, DrPH, MBA, Laura Soloway, PhD, Paul LaBrec

Children are naturally curious. Society benefits when this curiosity is encouraged from a young age and developed to include scientific literacy. Why is scientific literacy important? Scientific literacy incorporates the […]

A look back at popular blogs of 2018

December 17th, 2018

Thank you to all the readers of the Inside Angle blog! As we look ahead to 2019, here are some of our most popular blogs of the year:    “CPT […]

Making it stick in health care

December 7th, 2018 / By Brian Mitchell

Working at 3M, the story of the Post-It note is one that every employee knows well.  In a nutshell, an employee in a 3M R&D lab was developing an adhesive […]

Finding a common language: A key component of quality improvement

November 28th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

I think it’s reasonable to say that most people working in health care are motivated to deliver high quality care to the people they serve. Because humans are complicated organisms, […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Finding a common language: Documentation and quality improvement

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore. With me today I have Dr. Geoffrey Rose, who is the chief of adult […]

Are you creating a data solar system or an asteroid belt?

November 14th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

In the last few decades, Pluto was declassified as a planet and categorized as something else–a dwarf planet. Basically, scientists acknowledged Pluto’s distinctive place in the universe and decided it […]

On the cusp of breakthroughs in healthcare information: Understanding the impact of language on meaning in medical records

October 17th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Okay, so the title of this blog reads like an obscure academic paper, but here’s the point: For computers to aid us in finding needles in haystacks, we have to […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Analyzing unstructured data to unmask cognitive impairment

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore, Doctor of Medicine: Hello. This is Gordon Moore, the host of the 3M Inside Angle podcast. Today I am talking with Dr. Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi from the University of […]