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Podcast episode transcript: What makes a good doctor? The role of board certification

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host Gordon Moore and with me today is Dr. Richard Baron, board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine. […]

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A key solution to health care costs and quality is staring us in the face

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

How can we reduce health care cost trends while improving access and quality? The answer is staring us in the face. Maybe we need a new app that tracks every […]

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The continuing critical importance of reducing potentially preventable readmissions

August 27, 2021 / By Gerald Tracy

This year, much attention is appropriately being focused on improving health equity—both in access and quality of care provided. True equity in care means that we should not see wide […]

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The way we pay for health care in the U.S. is irrational

July 7, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

As early as 1992, JAMA published a randomized control trial (gold standard for studies of impact) of telephone care. Patients liked it, doctors liked it, outcomes improved and costs went […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Breaking free from the health care status quo

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Elizabeth Mitchell. She is the President and CEO of the Purchaser […]

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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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Payment and quality reform for mental health and substance abuse care: The time is now (part 2)

April 21, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

In my last blog, I discussed mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) payment and quality in the midst of parity initiatives, team-based care and value-based payment. Certainly, adherence to fee-for-service […]

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Payment and quality reform for mental health and substance abuse care: The time is now

April 19, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

We have heard the adage: “The definition of insanity is repeating the same mistakes but expecting a different result.”  This adage can be applied to the state of mental health and […]

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Look beyond pricing to understand health care value

March 26, 2021 / By Megan Carr

As a mom of four growing (and constantly eating) boys, I’m always trying to find ways to manage our grocery bill.  Occasionally, I try the generic brands to see if […]

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Linking quality to financial outcomes: The foundation for value

February 24, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

Many Medicaid programs, health plans, and ACOs are looking for new strategies to offset tight budgets. COVID-19 has dealt severe blows to the economy, state budgets and the provision of […]

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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 […]