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.

Moving to a whole person model of care

June 12th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

We’re living in a time of paradox in health care. With the increasing capacity to identify people at risk for bad outcomes, some are exploring fascinating innovations in healthcare delivery, […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Social determinants of health: The whole person model of care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello. This is the 3M Inside Angle Podcast, and I’m your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Dr. Melissa Clarke. Dr. Clarke has worked on population health […]

The Obesity Epidemic: It’s time to stop blaming the victim

June 5th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

The proportion of overweight American adults remained consistent at about 1 in 3 since the 1960s. However, obesity rates have increased nearly three-fold from less than 15 percent in 1960 […]

Loneliness and population health

May 31st, 2019 / By Katie Christensen

 “During my years caring for patients, the most common pathology I saw was not heart disease or diabetes; it was loneliness … loneliness was often in the background of clinical […]

The role of diagnostic exams in population health and HCC reporting

May 22nd, 2019 / By Michael Malohifo’ou, RN, MBA

Diagnostic exams are an important way for hospitals and health systems to capture more complete, longitudinal patient information. Complete coding of diagnostic exams supports population health management and HCC reporting. […]

Hospital overcrowding: A complex but solvable problem

May 10th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

“…overcrowding is a hospital-wide problem that requires a hospital-wide response.”[1] Overcrowding seems to be an ongoing problem for many hospitals in the U.S.[2] Overcrowding adds stress to physicians, nurses and […]

Ten years after “The Cost Conundrum” – How much has changed?

May 3rd, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

McAllen, Texas is a border town in the Rio Grande Valley with a metro population of 839,000. On May 25, 2009, Atul Gawande published The Cost Conundrum in which he […]

How computing and linguistics are advancing our understanding of suicide risk

March 27th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Rebecca Resnik tells me that the rate at which clinicians can recognize that a person is suicidal has not changed in 50 years. Regardless of the type of clinician—primary […]

Video: What They’re Watching: Michael Keyes

With Michael Keyes

Michael Keyes, Client Engagement Manager at 3M Health Information Systems, joins State of Reform to discuss using data to improve healthcare.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Searching for the holy grail of mental health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello. This is Gordon Moore, the host of the 3M “Inside Angle” podcast. Today, I am speaking today with Dr. Rebecca Resnik. She’s a licensed psychologist and founder […]

A look at what’s not working in U.S. health care

March 6th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Good ideas can morph into problematic policies that drive up costs and erode quality. Take diabetes as an example.  We could pose the ultimate goal of effective diabetes management is […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host, and today I am speaking with Harold D. Miller. He’s the president and CEO of […]