Inside Angle

From 3M Health Information Systems

Topic: Population Health

Discover ideas and analytics to help you improve outcomes across populations and reduce total cost of care.

Launching the Inside Angle Podcast: Discussions with healthcare thought leaders and innovators

February 14th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

One of the best parts of my job is the opportunity to interact with thought leaders and innovators from across the spectrum of healthcare delivery in the U.S. Given the […]

“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” – Does it apply to health care?

February 7th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Business management guru Peter Drucker is credited with saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” The message is that an organization will not adopt any change or effectively pursue any […]

Natural language processing, disease progression and population health

February 5th, 2018 / By Katie Christensen

Population health. The name pretty much says it all, right? Through the Triple Aim initiative, we are striving to improve the health of our overall population and make an impact […]

Cardiovascular registries: Patient data, appropriate use, and technology innovation

January 31st, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Sometimes science upends what we think of as common sense.  We might believe that a degenerative tear in the meniscus (cartilage in the knee) ought to be fixed. Then some […]

eGuide: Treating the mind and the body

3 questions to consider when linking physical and behavioral health services.

Identifying what is working with accountable care organizations

October 13th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

A primary objective of the Triple Aim for healthcare payers is to reduce costs associated with inefficient, ineffective, or medically unnecessary care. The accountable care organization, or ACO, has been […]

Social determinants of health: Why such a hot topic?

September 25th, 2017 / By Gretchen Mills

I’ve been following many recent articles about the increased interest in social determinants of health. This topic caught my attention a few years ago when I came across the pioneering […]

Behavioral health and value-based care: Is it time?

August 28th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

The trend towards value-based payments has been accelerating. There is a significant opportunity for reducing spending while improving quality across many areas of health care, including primary care, oncology, orthopedic […]

Can predictive models identify risks arising from social determinants of health (SDH)?

August 25th, 2017 / By Herb Fillmore

Strong predictive models will surface the key person, place, and system factors in play for individuals and for populations. These models incorporate environmental as well as personal health status variables […]

Populations, samples and statistical plane crashes

August 16th, 2017 / By Ryan Butterfield

Ryan Butterfield’s co-author on this blog is Melissa Gottschalk, a Research Analyst 2 on a team within the Clinical and Economic Research group for 3M Health Information Systems. Carl Friedrich […]

Webinar: Managing variation in health care: The unique role of risk adjustment

With L. Gordon Moore, MD, Erika Johnson

In this webinar, experts L. Gordon Moore and Erika Johnson discuss using risk adjustment to reveal variation in health care.

Video: Provider-affiliated health plans

What are the top five things “payviders” need to pay attention to? This video rounds them up.