Clinical and Economic Research

3M Health Information Systems

Topic

Value-based Purchasing

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

By Matt Gallivan

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

By Matt Gallivan

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…

Podcast

Health care pricing: Why it’s time to consider big changes

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

In his New York Times best-selling book “The Price We Pay,” Dr. Marty Makary discusses the worsening crisis…

Podcast

Medicaid: The backbone of U.S. health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

As the largest health insurance program in the country, providing the majority of mental health care and long-term services and…

Journal Article

A middle-ground proposal for making health care premiums more affordable

With Richard Averill, MS, Jack Hughes, MD

Published in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, July/September 2019.  Passage of any health care reform that addresses the…

Report

Texas: Hospital Quality-based Potentially Preventable Events Program

Published by Texas Health and Human Services Potentially preventable events are encounters, which could be prevented, that lead to unnecessary…