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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.

Infographic: Examining medical minds

Health care professionals were recently surveyed about their thoughts on value-based care. Here are the results:

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MACRA/MIPS: Are you ready?

April 21st, 2017 / By Mary Zeigle, MS

A recent survey in Healthcare Informatics  on physician readiness for implementing MACRA indicates a strong need for assistance and support.  The overall results of readiness of physicians polled show that […]

Risky business: Achieving value-based purchasing goals in New York State

April 14th, 2017 / By Michael Keyes

I’ve spent much of the last few months traversing the State of New York speaking to our Medicaid MCOs about their strategies to reach the state’s value-based purchasing (VBP) goals. It’s […]

Video: Provider-affiliated health plans

What are the top five things “payviders” need to pay attention to? This video rounds them up.

Moving from “the data is wrong” to “all data is flawed but still useful”

April 12th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Value-based purchasing and population health management are supposed to change aspects of the relationship between insurers (health plans) and providers (accountable care organizations, health systems, etc).  New contracts are supposed […]

Patient engagement – Are the benefits real?

April 7th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

When people take an active role in their own well-being and participate in their healthcare choices, the Triple Aim of improved outcomes, lower cost, and a positive patient experience becomes […]

The Actuarial Challenge: Alternative approaches to improving health care

March 27th, 2017 / By Paul LaBrec

The greatest change to the U.S. health insurance market in the past decade was undoubtedly the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA brought changes including the establishment of health insurance […]

VBP pilot programs underway in New York State

March 20th, 2017 / By Matthew Ehlinger

In New York State (NYS), as the final results for measurement Year 2 are solidifying, Value-based Payment (VBP) pilot programs are starting. The VBP pilots do not have an easy […]

The primary care physician and the Triple Aim – A team effort

March 15th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

There is a lot expected of the primary care physician (PCP) when he or she engages in a value-based care arrangement. Reducing total cost of care for a patient population […]

Article: Four elements of a successful CDI program

Complete and accurate documentation is critical to improving key performance indicators for both hospitals and physicians. 3M’s Dr. Michael Powell outlines four essential components of a successful CDI initiative.

One thing we do know – Value-based payment in health care is here to stay

March 1st, 2017 / By Gretchen Mills

Political agreement across the aisle!  “What’s that?” you ask. Yes it is true that there is general agreement that healthcare payment in the U.S. has to transition from paying for […]

Webinar: Best practice recommendations for ensuring complete HCC capture

With Donna Smith, RHIA, L. Gordon Moore, MD

Learn how to consistently capture the most complete and accurate HCCs and RAF scores for your patient population.