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Tag: social determinants of health

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Three questions with Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA: Expanding Z codes to more accurately capture clinical information and support payment

August 20, 2021 / By Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA, Kelli Christman

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Global Chief Medical Officer Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA, to discuss CMS’ latest guidance on Z codes, SDoH and how that will impact […]

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Health inequities in aging, part two

August 11, 2021 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

In part one of my blog series, I detailed some of the health care inequities faced by aging Americans of color in an interview that was part of the AARP […]

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Health inequities in aging, part one

August 4, 2021 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Everyone deserves the opportunity to live a long, healthy and rewarding life. However, we know that older adults of color disproportionally experience inequities in the health care system. Disrupt Disparities, an […]

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Value-based care is a team effort

June 11, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

The three-legged stool that supports primary care in a successful value-based practice includes data analytics, care coordination and patient outreach. The primary care provider (PCP) cannot perform all these roles, […]

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Advanced Primary Care: What primary care looks like when it’s firing on all cylinders

May 5, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

If primary care is the foundation of high performing health systems, Advanced Primary Care (APC) is what primary care looks like when it is fully resourced. An efficient health care […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: When primary care fires on all cylinders

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Wayne B. Jonas, MD. He is a practicing family physician, an […]

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Three questions with Sandeep Wadhwa, MD: Social determinants of health

April 26, 2021 / By Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA, Kelli Christman

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Global Chief Medical Officer Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA, to discuss social determinants of health and why finding innovative solutions isn’t just a […]

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Why take social determinants of health into account in health care payment?

April 21, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Imagine I have two patients with diabetes. Person A has very mild disease and does well with a treatment plan of self-directed diet and exercise. Person B has more severe […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Reducing inequities in health care delivery

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. And with me today is Dr. Robert Phillips. He directs the Center for Professionalism and Value […]

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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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Pregnancy, childbirth and U.S. health care: A painful experience

March 31, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

Childbirth is safer now than at any other time in U.S. history. Despite this, nearly 1 in 3 babies are born by Cesarean delivery, 1 in 7 are born into […]

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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 […]