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Clark CameronClark Cameron

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How many sons-in-law does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

March 18, 2024 / By Clark Cameron

My late father-in-law was a prince of a guy. He was kind, funny, generous and a jack of all trades. His skills included painting, plumbing, electrical, sheetrock, hanging wallpaper and […]

Pam BanningPam Banning

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Classical art builds resiliency for patient advocates

Sept. 14, 2022 / By Pam Banning

Graduating with two Bachelor of Science degrees (biology and medical technology), the sciences ruled my younger world. My term schedules had only the minimum number of humanities electives for the […]

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3M CES 2021 wrap-up: Professionalism and values in health care

July 23, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Like most people (I hope), I can get caught up in the details of my work and life to the point that I’m in back-to-back meetings, dashing from one task […]

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3M CES 2021: What does the future of health care look like?

July 20, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Best selling author, inventor and technologist Nick Webb describes the trends he sees that are disrupting the current state of health care. He says our previous changes have been too […]

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Health care’s role in escalating America’s opioid crisis

April 16, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

There were nearly 64,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2016.  Opioids account for two-thirds of those deaths. The number of overdose deaths involving opioids is five times […]

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What do millennials expect from health care?

March 5, 2018 / By Jacob Amezcua

64 percent of Americans avoid or delay medical care because of high costs, and I fall smack dab in the middle of that statistic; I avoid medical care like the […]

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

Nov. 22, 2017 / By Private: 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 […]

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What to do about clinician burnout?

Nov. 10, 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 […]

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How designers create valuable experiences in health care

Oct. 16, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

People often ask how designers can create solutions that help users achieve their desired outcomes more easily in an industry such as health care, when designers aren’t necessarily subject matter […]

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Book Review: An American Sickness by Elizabeth Rosenthal, M.D.

June 5, 2017 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD

“In the past quarter century, the American medical system has stopped focusing on health or even science. Instead it attends more or less single-mindedly to its own profits.” So begins […]

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The experience is the differentiator

May 17, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator. This is due, largely in part, to the fact that the role of the customer has changed from isolated to connected, from unaware to informed, from passive to active. Customers have access to unprecedented amounts of information, often at their fingertips, allowing them to […]

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Five things “payviders” can’t afford to overlook

July 25, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

One surprising development as health care shifts toward risk-based payment is how many health systems intend to become insurers. According to one study, half of health systems have applied or […]