Inside Angle

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Tag: population health

Steve DelarondeSteve Delaronde

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The benefits of thinking inside the box

Aug. 3, 2022 / By Steve Delaronde

Thinking outside the box has become a truism. It is meant to convey creativity and thinking beyond the obvious. Yet boxes serve a purpose. When we categorize and classify people […]

Grethen MillsGretchen Mills

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Why risk adjust?

Aug. 1, 2022 / By Gretchen Mills

Risk adjustment is used primarily to predict health care costs based on the relative risk of members or patients. Risk adjustment is designed to mitigate the impacts of potential adverse […]

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Three questions with Dr. Melissa Clarke: Can population health reduce physician burnout?

July 11, 2022 / By Kelli Christman, Melissa Clarke, MD

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Senior Medical Director of Health Care Transformation and Health Equity Dr. Melissa Clarke to talk about population health and how, through technology, […]

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Reducing health care costs: You can’t improve what you don’t measure

Aug. 16, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

U.S. health care costs are too high and are continually getting worse. This is especially galling considering the ongoing decline in life expectancy, the low ranking of the U.S. compared […]

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Changing with the times: A fresh look at the definition of health care

April 2, 2021 / By Katie Christensen

I have started to hear the phrase “social determinants of health” being interspersed with the phrase “health equity.”  Although the two phrases are related, there are some fundamental differences in […]

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Innovations in health care delivery: CVS Health

Jan. 15, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

People with chronic health conditions face many challenges as they work to manage those conditions to the best of their ability. A 2018 survey of certified diabetes educators asked how […]

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Three questions with Sandeep Wadhwa, MD

Jan. 11, 2021 / By Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA, Kelli Christman

Kelli sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Global Chief Medical Officer Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA, to look at what’s coming in 2021 and how 2020 still managed to shine […]

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Frailty assessment scores may predict length of stay and complications

Dec. 18, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With all of the data we have on diagnosis, comorbidity, age and sex, we still only access a small subset of factors that predict a person’s likelihood of experiencing complications […]

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Bridging the health care inequality divide: Pandemic solutions

July 1, 2020 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Today’s blog is co-authored by Angela Diop, ND, CHCIO, and Andrew Robie, MD, of Unity Health Care in Washington DC. Dr. Robie is Chief Medical Information Officer and a family […]

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A Stratified Population – New book on population health management

June 25, 2020 / By Alessandra Di Maio

Having the right information is key in population health decision making. Finding the appropriate granularity within a health dataset and generating comprehensive forecasts to determine the clinical needs of a […]

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Serving the safety net community

May 13, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

State budgets are often challenged by healthcare costs. An increasing number of states are exploring ways to reduce these costs through policies aimed at the intersection of healthcare costs and […]

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COVID-19 and chronic conditions: A look at population health

March 23, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

The extent and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still emerging. Lack of experience with a novel virus is challenging governments, public health systems, and individuals worldwide.  We have a […]