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.

Demystifying Medicare Risk Adjustment

July 15th, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

As the activity around the forthcoming 2020 election period is heating up, and with it, talk of “Medicare-For-All” options, I thought I’d begin my contribution to the Inside Angle blog […]

Flying to the hospital and getting treated for air ambulance sticker shock

July 10th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Patients are charged around $1,200 for an ambulance ride to the hospital, while the median price of an air ambulance for privately insured patients is $36,400. Why is the price […]

How far off track are we when someone suggests we look to organized crime as a model for improving health care in the U.S.?

June 26th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. John H. Wasson has decades of research digging into what is important to people vis-à-vis health care. He has published in all the big journals, testified in the big […]

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, […]

Culture of safety: Transformation through employee engagement

June 7th, 2019 / By Priscilla Knolle, MD

In my last blog titled “Developing a patient safety culture: What can we learn from other industries?”, I discussed the importance of healthcare safety. A culture of safety is essential […]

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 […]

Developing a patient safety culture: What can we learn from other industries?

May 17th, 2019 / By Priscilla Knolle, MD

The publication of the Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human: Building Safer Health System in 1999 raised awareness of medical errors, increased public concern and called for a […]

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 […]

Recent challenges to a culture of patient safety

May 1st, 2019 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

A culture of patient safety built over the past twenty years is encountering roadblocks. Policies and recent events that defy both research and initiatives geared towards strengthening healthcare safety, whether […]

Why won’t health plans pay for telehealth visits?

April 15th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

How long will it take until health plans catch up with the evidence? Non face-to-face visits can: be done well provide excellent care improve outcomes improve satisfaction reduce healthcare costs […]

Healthcare price transparency: Are we getting closer?

April 5th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Do patients have the right to know the price of healthcare services before they receive them? This is the question that the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is […]

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.