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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.

Hospitals and health systems address impact of social determinants and other non-medical factors

December 13th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]

eGuide: Treating the mind and the body

3 questions to consider when linking physical and behavioral health services.

White Paper: Medicaid value-based care: Best practice strategies for success

Discussion of five best practices that help Medicaid agencies transition toward value-based care.

Consumer-directed health plans, rational economic theory and the Triple Aim

November 22nd, 2017 / By Katie Christensen

The consumer-directed health plan (“high deductible”) remains a popular insurance option, theoretically leaving patients more empowered than ever to optimize the Triple Aim initiative (maximum health and quality while minimizing […]

The specialist referral: Do primary care providers have all the information they need?

November 17th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

The role of the primary care provider is to serve as a generalist in managing their patients’ health. Specialists are available to provide expert opinion or specific procedures beyond the […]

Value-based payments: How well do you know your members?

November 13th, 2017 / By Gina Perna

New York is one of many states in the process of reforming the way it pays providers through a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. The goal is to […]

What to do about clinician burnout?

November 10th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Recent research has shown that the cost of clinician burnout appears to be significant: “Clinician burnout is prevalent across health care settings and may impair clinicians’ ability to maintain safe […]

Involving physicians in value-based care decisions: The only path to lasting change

November 8th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

Patient engagement is widely accepted as a key condition for achieving positive healthcare outcomes. Patients who participate in their healthcare decisions and feel capable of improving their health through diet, […]

Podcast: How Data Analytics is Changing Value-Based Care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Value-based care holds great promise, but getting it right requires you to think differently about data analytics. Join 3M HIS leaders L. Gordon Moore, MD and Jason Burke to hear […]

How does risk adjustment impact revenue in value-based programs?

October 4th, 2017 / By Becky Pelov

Accurate reimbursement is key to managing the Medicaid population, which tends to be higher risk and lower margin. This is increasingly important as plans move toward value-based payment and ask […]

Only 3% of ED visits are avoidable? Maybe only when using the most restrictive of definitions

September 29th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

We have lots of opportunities to improve primary care access so that people have a viable alternative to an ED visit for non-emergent care. As anyone who has ever worked […]

My summer with a broken foot: Ranking different services as a disabled person

September 13th, 2017 / By Jean Jones

I broke my foot while walking down some stairs at a local pond this past June. I spent my summer in a boot and used crutches to walk. As I […]