Clinical and Economic Research

3M Health Information Systems

Topic

Value-based Purchasing

Research Study

Geographic Variation in Hospital Quality Performance in Medicare by Disease and Procedure Categories

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

Research Study

Financial Impact of Geographic Variation in Hospital Quality Performance in Medicare

With Richard Averill, MS, Richard Fuller, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

In a major new research study from 3M Clinical and Economic Research, 3M healthcare policy experts evaluate variation in inpatient…

3M Commentary

Searching for better outcomes and lower costs: The challenges facing state Medicaid directors

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

70 million people receive health coverage through Medicaid. These programs receive federal & state funding and are administered by state…

3M Commentary

The complex world of health care pricing and why it is time to consider big changes

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care payment in the U.S. is the outgrowth of decades of policy decisions that were not all thought…

3M Commentary

How are health insurance plans approaching social determinants of health?

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In some estimates, medical care accounts for approximately 11 percent of a person’s health and wellness; the rest is…

3M Commentary

What are America’s Health Insurance Plans thinking about in these tumultuous times?

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

These times of uncertainty and stress press us to rethink what we are doing and where we are headed in…

3M Commentary

Medicaid: The backbone of U.S. health care

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Medicaid spending accounts for about three percent of annual U.S. GDP and more than 20 percent of most state budgets.…

3M Commentary

Care That’s Fair – Reducing racial disparities in health care

During this period of renewed reflection concerning inequality in America, we must admit that our health care system continues to…

3M Commentary

It’s about the employer insurance market: 5 ways to lower health care costs for the majority of Americans

Political leaders have spent the last decade furiously debating the future of the health care system, while ignoring the elephant…

3M Commentary

A language of value

By Richard Averill, MS

As the debate over healthcare reform intensifies, affordability will be a central issue. The high cost of health care can…

Podcast

Planning for the future during a time of crisis

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

As health care organizations face unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic, how can they plan for a post-COVID-19 world?…

Podcast

Searching for better outcomes and lower costs: The challenges facing state Medicaid directors

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

State Medicaid agencies are under enormous pressure to reduce costs while maintaining quality of care for Medicaid beneficiaries. In this…