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Tag: primary care

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Patients benefit when we help physicians fill knowledge gaps

May 3, 2021 / By Adam Rothschild, MD

More so than health care providers in other specialties, primary care physicians (PCPs) are especially attuned to both quality and cost of care. Although our ordering decisions are evaluated for […]

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Quality measurement overload: Focusing on measures that matter

April 19, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

When I was a young primary care physician, all I wanted was more time to spend with my patients. Each day felt rushed, prodded by the fee-for-service system that incentivized […]

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Health care financing is out of date: Large employers must put their weight behind needed changes

April 9, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care payment is about how we write the checks. Health care finance is about how we design the way money flows.  We’re living in a system built by good […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Financing U.S. health care to invest in the future

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Rebecca Etz, PhD. She is an associate professor of Family Medicine and […]

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Why supporting independent practices is a good thing and ideas on how to do it

March 12, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The work of Advanced Primary Care (APC)1 is different from what most primary care practices do today. In addition to using queueing theory and technology portals to provide access and […]

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Robust primary care gets us closer to the outcomes we want to achieve

March 8, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care outcomes improve and unnecessary spending declines when we can get ahead of problems rather than reacting to them after they have spiraled out of control. For a woman […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Giving small physician practices a larger voice

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore. And with me today is Dr. Jen Brull, who is a family physician and vice […]

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Reimagine, then reinvent health care delivery

March 1, 2021 / By Carole Cusack

Dealing with a pandemic this past year turned everything we thought we knew about life upside down, including health care. An already challenged industry was exposed for what it has […]

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Empowering primary care: Better access to trusted data

February 17, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

“Primary care is the foundation to a high value, high functioning system that meets the needs of people and communities.” – Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO of the Purchaser Business […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Empowering primary care with better access to trusted data

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore and with me, today, is Beth Bortz who’s named President and CEO of the […]

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COVID-19, heart disease and cancer: What is the connection?

February 8, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

In the first month of 2021, COVID-19 was the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease and cancer. Except for the 1918 flu pandemic and the […]

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Health insurers asked to spend an additional $2.5 billion on primary care: Why?

January 29, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Current payment models are inadequate for the full scope of work in primary care. Last month, the Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH) and the California Medical Association (CMA) addressed […]