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.

Searching for better outcomes and lower costs: The challenges facing state Medicaid directors

October 30th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

70 million people receive health coverage through Medicaid. These programs receive federal & state funding and are administered by state agencies that follow broad federal standards. Eligibility varies across states […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Searching for better outcomes and lower costs: The challenges facing state Medicaid directors

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. Today, I am speaking with Billy Millwee, who is the President and CEO of […]

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. […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Biking 3,255 miles to talk health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore, and today I’m talking with Dr. Paul Gordon, who is a tenured professor of family […]

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 […]

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 […]

To lower readmission rates, focus on the intersection of cost and quality

August 28th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

A 55-year-old male is admitted to the hospital for an exacerbation of their chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). An 8-year-old child visits an emergency department with an asthma exacerbation. A […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Lowering readmission rates by breaking down silos

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Hello, and welcome to 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and today I’m talking with Teri Sholder. Hello, Teri. Teri Sholder: Hello. […]

How well does the CMS-HCC risk adjustment model predict future expense?

August 26th, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

In my previous blog, “Demystifying Medicare Risk Adjustment,” I introduced the model that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses to predict future Medicare Advantage health expenditures—the CMS-HCC […]

Webinar: Defining hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In this webinar, Cheryl Manchenton addresses how hospital-acquired infections are defined.

Are we collapsing yet? Over-measurement is part of the hemorrhage in healthcare delivery

August 19th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

It should come as a surprise to no one that healthcare providers are frustrated (a significant understatement) by all of the requirements around documentation of their work with patients. I […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Measuring what matters in health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. Today, I’m speaking with Dr. John Wasson, a physician colleague, with whom I’ve worked in the past and have had interesting […]