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.

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 […]

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 […]