Inside Angle

From 3M Health Information Systems

Topic: Value-based Health Care

Achieving the Triple Aim requires new thinking. Innovative ideas from 3M experts to help you make the shift from volume to value.

Act on the front-end to reduce readmissions penalties

November 16th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

In my previous blog, I took a hard look at the impact of mental health and substance abuse on hospital readmissions, especially the torrent of patients with these issues coming […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Payer-provider collaboration: What’s in it for consumers?

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello, and welcome to the 3M Health Information Systems Inside Angle podcast. My name is Gordon Moore, and I’m your host. Today, I’m talking with Mike Fay. He’s […]

Given the need to reduce unnecessary costs in health care, what value do health insurance plans add?

October 29th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Consumer-directed health care is the idea that a person armed with good information will select the right services from the best provider of that service and this will translate to […]

Infographic: Why are hospitals penalized for readmissions

Many eligible U.S. hospitals will be penalized for readmissions this year. What are the top three initial admissions that lead to preventable readmissions?

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Ongoing readmissions: The long shadow of mental illness and substance abuse comorbidities

October 24th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

My physician neighbor works in several urban emergency departments where mental illness and substance abuse cases run rampant. When I ask him about the impact on readmissions, he lights up: […]

Infographic: Can hospitals reduce readmissions?

Hospitals face Medicare penalties for excess readmissions. What can be done? Here are some results from across the country indicating sustained effort pays off.

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Primary care in transition: Convenience versus commitment

October 22nd, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Loyalty to one’s doctor and following medical advice was rarely questioned in the 20th century.  When managed care reached its zenith in the 1990s, having an assigned primary care physician […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Social determinants: Changing our view of the patient

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast from 3M Health Information Systems. This is Dr. Gordon Moore and today, I’m talking with David Buck and Kallol Mahata from […]

Article: Lessons learned from New York State’s transition to value

With Michael Keyes

Michael Keyes describes the approach used by the State of New York in promoting the transition to value-based payment (VBP) and provides insights for how providers nationwide should approach VBP […]

Mobile health: Staking a path from advisement to ownership

October 3rd, 2018 / By Katie Christensen

In 2018, can we all agree that the acute onset model of health care doesn’t work out so well? Avoiding preventive care and annual doctor visits in favor of waiting […]

Silver tsunami meets long-term care: A deep dive

October 1st, 2018 / By Gretchen Mills

The aging population in the U.S. has been well documented. What is less well understood is the best way to adjust current payment and coverage policies to effectively support and […]

Surprise – You have a medical bill you didn’t expect

September 10th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Nobody likes surprises when it comes to their health.  We don’t want to be surprised by a diagnosis that we did not expect or treatment that we did not anticipate, […]