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.

Social determinants of health and natural language processing

August 6th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Healthcare delivery is under extreme pressure to improve costs and outcomes. One reliable pathway is by improving efficiency. One aspect of efficiency is to better match interventions to people most […]

Industry disruption may finally impact “It’s the pricing” conundrum

August 3rd, 2018 / By Katie Christensen

One of the most enlightening insights from a recent University of Washington research study is that pricing contributes to ever-escalating healthcare costs. Since 2003, the annual rate of growth of […]

Why patient engagement matters: Coordinated care at Stanford

August 1st, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Alan Glaseroff developed Type I diabetes as an adult.  As a family medicine physician, he was surprised by the work involved in really understanding the condition and the best […]

Coverage, cost and consistency: The 3 challenges of American healthcare

July 19th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

The plight of the American healthcare system has been discussed for decades. Researchers and practitioners have developed some of the most advanced medical interventions for victims of trauma, congenital anomalies, […]

Prescribing food as medicine

May 11th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

As the U.S. healthcare system tries to manage the 60 percent of persons with at least one chronic disease that consume 90 percent of healthcare costs, it is an opportune […]

Walking the fine line between the burden of too much quality measurement and not enough

April 11th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Does the “more is better” approach to quality measurement create a burden on healthcare delivery? Does it distract attention from actual care and consume resources that might be used to […]

Video: What They’re Watching: Dr. Gordon Moore

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore discusses micro and macro measurements in healthcare and the need for overall health system improvement.

Understanding healthcare needs for a group of employees (and caregivers)

March 30th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

When it comes to the health of the healthcare workforce, how can we help caregivers care for themselves? Dr. Gordon Moore describes the work of SEIU 775 Benefits Group to improve the health of homecare workers in Washington State. Read the blog and listen to the podcast.

High performing value-based programs: Lessons from a successful payer-provider collaboration

March 26th, 2018 / By Erika Johnson, L. Gordon Moore, MD

One of the “truisms” of value-based programs is that these programs align the incentives of the health care delivery system and the insurer, such that better care results in better […]

The many facets of waste in health care

March 9th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

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 […]

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 […]