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.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Physician payment and performance measurement: Is it fair?

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle Podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host. And today, I’m speaking with Robert Berenson. He is a physician who joined the Urban Institute […]

Webinar: Ready for 2019 value-based purchasing?

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

The new year is upon us: Are you ready for the 2019 Value-Based Purchasing Program? Eric Sorenson and Cheryl Manchenton will help you get up to speed.

Hospital prices go public: Does it matter?

January 2nd, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

As of January 1, 2019, hospitals must post their prices on the internet for patients to review. The intent is to provide patients with price transparency and allow them to […]

What is ahead for hospitals based on the December MedPAC meeting?

December 14th, 2018 / By Gretchen Mills

MedPAC is the nonpartisan advisory group that provides advice to Congress (and CMS).  Although not mandatory, MedPAC recommendations are taken seriously and may be implemented by CMS through regulation or […]

The importance of humans in health care

December 5th, 2018 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

The online portal Dictionary describes healthcare as “noun; the maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, especially through the provision of medical services”. Interesting that it does not mention […]

When medicine hurts

December 3rd, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Between 2011 and 2013, 31 out of 38 patients treated by the same neurosurgeon in the Dallas area were left paralyzed, seriously injured or dead. The neurosurgeon became known as […]

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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