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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.

Video: How to run a successful accountable care organization (ACO)

With Herb Fillmore

Listen to Stephen Rosenthal, COO at Montefiore Health System and Herb Fillmore, Senior Director, Market Development, Populations and Payment Solutions at 3M HIS, discuss how to run a successful accountable […]

Case Study: Hierarchical condition categories: Get documentation and coding right

With Donna Smith, RHIA

3M research conducted by HIMSS Analytics sought to understand how organizations manage data in support of value-based payment models based on HCCs.

Infographic: Managing HCCs

When it comes to HCCs, what are the biggest challenges and how can hospitals address them?


Achieving profitability: Provider-sponsored health plans

July 7th, 2017 / By Carole Cusack

In June, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a new analysis on provider-sponsored health plans (PSPs). While most of the article validated previous analyses and findings, the new information provided […]

Webinar: Managing variation in health care: The unique role of risk adjustment

With L. Gordon Moore, MD, Erika Johnson

In this webinar, experts L. Gordon Moore and Erika Johnson discuss using risk adjustment to reveal variation in health care.

A crisis of trust: When patient satisfaction is not enough

July 5th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

Is it more important for patients to be satisfied with their health care or to trust those who provide it? It would seem that these are related—satisfied patients trust their […]

Payer-provider collaboration fosters market strength

June 21st, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Profitability for a health plan used to be a factor of actuarial skill and efficient operations. Insurers tended to invest in technology to increase the efficiency of call centers, contract […]

Is there a place for specialty care in accountable care organizations?

June 14th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

Primary care providers (PCPs) have received most of the attention from accountable care organizations (ACOs).¬† Specialty care providers, such as cardiologists, orthopedists, and other surgical and non-surgical specialists are still […]

Webinar: 5 traits of successful provider-sponsored health plans

Learn what the PSP landscape looks like, what health system executives want to know about PSPs, & how to succeed in the VBC insurance marketplace.

Improving health care: Actuarial Challenge announces Round 2 results

May 31st, 2017 / By Paul LaBrec

Earlier this year I wrote a blog about the Actuarial Challenge, a contest sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJ) and judged by Milliman, in which participants work in […]

Article: How can provider-sponsored health plans succeed?

With Kristine Daynes

As health care shifts toward risk-based payment, an increasing number of health systems intend to become insurers. What are five factors that should be considered?

eBrief: How can provider-sponsored health plans succeed in the new insurance marketplace?

What challenges can an organization expect in managing a provider-sponsored health plan (PSP)? How can those challenges be addressed?