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.

Medicaid: The backbone of U.S. health care

January 13th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Medicaid spending accounts for about three percent of annual U.S. GDP and more than 20 percent of most state budgets. With a ten-year run of a strong economy, we may […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Medicaid: The backbone of U.S. health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Matt Salo. He is the executive director of the National […]

Video: Real language of health care

Health care has a language of its own. We take diseases, treatments, codes and turn them into a common language that doctors, clinicians and executives understand, trust and can use […]

Surprise medical billing legislation: So close in 2019!

January 6th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

Patient advocates thought that 2019 might be the year the U.S. Congress passed legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills. A divided Congress came together in an unusual display […]

Changing the trajectory of unhealthy eating habits

December 27th, 2019 / By Katie Christensen

“About half of all American adults—117 million individuals—have one or more preventable chronic diseases, many of which are related to poor quality eating patterns and physical inactivity.” Wait…half?  Admittedly a […]

Webinar: Preventing the preventables

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Can healthcare professionals help reduce potentially preventable events such as admissions, readmissions, inpatient complications and ED visits? What are the likely results of such efforts, and how can you implement […]

Strategy weaving: Using HCCs, MACRA and readmission reduction requirements to strategize performance improvement

November 20th, 2019 / By Michael Malohifo’ou, RN, MBA

Far too often, healthcare organizations treat planning and execution as two separate processes which are intended to achieve a larger goal. Leadership makes plans and departments and workers are told […]

Can artificial intelligence help address the burden of too many quality measures?

November 11th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Physicians and nurses are experiencing burnout and are committing suicide at unprecedented rates. When asked, healthcare professionals tell us they are pulled away from meeting their patients’ needs to fulfill […]

The emergency room: Friend or foe?

October 21st, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Nearly one in five Americans visit an emergency room (ER) every year and one-third of them visit more than once. These proportions are the same as they were in 1997. […]

Sabbatical by bicycle: A healthcare listening tour across America

October 14th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Paul Gordon rode a bicycle across the U.S. in 2016 asking people their thoughts on the Affordable Care Act. It was a true listening tour and he was not […]

The real superheroes: children battling cancer

September 27th, 2019 / By Pamela Ewing, CPC

As kids begin the new school year, they are happy to see friends they missed over the summer. But some friends aren’t able to come back to school because of […]

What is most important to patients: convenience, cost or quality?

September 25th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Does a patient prioritize convenience, cost or quality when it comes to taking care of his or her health? Do patients approach different conditions the same way—a sprained ankle, back […]