Inside Angle

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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.

To lower readmission rates, focus on the intersection of cost and quality

August 28th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Lowering readmission rates by breaking down silos

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

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. […]

How well does the CMS-HCC risk adjustment model predict future expense?

August 26th, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

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 […]

Webinar: Defining hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In this webinar, Cheryl Manchenton addresses how hospital-acquired infections are defined.

Are we collapsing yet? Over-measurement is part of the hemorrhage in healthcare delivery

August 19th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Measuring what matters in health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

Healthcare price transparency in 2020: Is it enough to control prices?

August 7th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

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 […]

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One health system’s approach to the opioid crisis is paying off

July 22nd, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Confronting the opioid crisis

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

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 […]