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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
In this webinar, Cheryl Manchenton addresses how hospital-acquired infections are defined.
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 […]
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 […]
A proposal was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 29, 2019 stating that hospitals must make public the payer-negotiated price for 300 common shoppable […]
How to combine reliable data and performance management for a successful value-based healthcare system.
What can health systems do to combat the opioid crisis? This is the kind of question that fascinates me as I think about how we can improve healthcare outcomes through […]
Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Eugene Christian. He’s the Chief Medical Affairs Officer […]
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 […]
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 […]