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Tag: population health

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Exploring technology and the promise of AI in health equity – A HIMSS23 recap

May 3, 2023 / By Melissa Clarke, MD, Courtney Howell-McAnelly

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Chief Population Officer Dr. Melissa Clarke to talk about her recent experience at the 2023 HIMSS conference, including insight on health equity, […]

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Inspirational Black men and women in medicine: Five things you need to create a successful career in medicine

March 31, 2023 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

In the United States today, black doctors are vastly underrepresented. Only 5 percent of physicians nationwide are black. Why is it so important to have better representation? What steps can […]

Sandeep WadhwaSandeep Wadhwa

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Preventing ambulatory complications

Jan. 20, 2023 / By Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA

As care volume moves to outpatient settings, focus on procedural safety is key. In this episode Sandeep Wadhwa, 3M HIS global chief medical officer, discusses a new methodology created to […]

Jessica Houle and Jessie MurphyJessica Houle and Jessie Murphy

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Understanding health care data

Nov. 10, 2022 / By Jessica Houle, Jessie Murphy

Managing uncertainty in health care has created a demand for actionable data to improve quality outcomes and manage growing expenditure. The term “big data” is often used to describe the […]

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 Private: 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 […]