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Amanda Steffon and Precious PorterAmanda Steffon and Precious Porter

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Part 2: A view of SDoH through the eyes of a social worker

Aug. 17, 2022 / By Amanda Steffon, Precious Porter, RN, BSN

In part one, I sat down with Amanda Steffon to talk about gaps and opportunities related to social determinants of health (SDoH). For the second part of the interview, we […]

Amanda Steffon and Precious PorterAmanda Steffon and Precious Porter

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Part 1: A view of SDoH through the eyes of a social worker 

Aug. 15, 2022 / By Amanda Steffon, Precious Porter, RN, BSN

I sat down with Amanda Steffon, project manager and member of the 3M clinical terminology team to talk about social determinants of health and the role they play in our […]

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 […]

Steve CantwellSteve Cantwell

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Dr. Paul Farmer and the pursuit of the impossible 

July 13, 2022 / By Steve Cantwell

In February 2022, the world lost one of its greatest health care innovators. Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health (PIH), died at 62 years old, after a lifetime […]

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, […]

Amanda SteffonAmanda Steffon

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#SDoHonest: It is not a personal problem, it’s systematic

July 6, 2022 / By Amanda Steffon

Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer and Noble Prize-winning novelist, said “The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.”   How we care for those […]

Rhonda ButlerRhonda Butler

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What didn’t happen and what did: March C & M meeting highlights

March 18, 2022 / By Rhonda Butler

The March ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee (C&M) meeting, held via Zoom March 8 and 9, had 60 topics on the combined agenda—29 topics for proposed changes to the procedure […]

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Social risk is the flour, not the icing, in baking the cake of value-based care

March 14, 2022 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Population health, and the payment arrangements it supports, cannot be done successfully without incorporating social risk. Adoption of value-based payment The decade since the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care […]

Juggy JagannathanJuggy Jagannathan

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AI Talk: AI and future of health care, part 3

Feb. 11, 2022 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

The first blog post in this series explored the trendlines impacting the interoperability of health systems and what is happening with the pharma and drug industry. The second blog post […]

Clark Cameron

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Two different lenses of social determinants of health

Jan. 5, 2022 / By Clark Cameron

Recently, I visited my optician after an 18-month, pandemic-induced absence. The doctor is a rather pleasant fellow, but the annual exam is just as much fun as I recall. First […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2021

Nov. 30, 2021

As we head into 2022, we want to take the time to thank you, our loyal 3M HIS Inside Angle readers, for your continued interest in and engagement with the […]

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What happens when the health and social services sectors come together?

Oct. 25, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

This is the question behind a publication from Dr. Will Bleser and colleagues at the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy. Anyone doing or contemplating work similar to this has […]