34 episodes

Conversations at the heart of moving health care forward

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Conversations at the heart of moving health care forward

    Making things simple in user experience isn't always simple

    Making things simple in user experience isn't always simple

    Electronic health records give providers an enormous amount of information, but finding relevant patient information can be like finding a needle in a haystack. The result: cognitive overload for providers, leading to wasted time and physician burnout. In this episode, 3M UX Design Team Lead Anna Abovyan explores ways to reduce the cognitive load on physicians by designing technology that is intuitive, easy to use, and helps, not hinders patient care.

    • 26 min
    Bringing successful whole person care to high needs/high cost patients

    Bringing successful whole person care to high needs/high cost patients

    The COVID-19 pandemic has put extraordinary stress on state Medicaid budgets. Enrollment is increasing, along with direct and indirect costs, at a time of declining state revenues. What can be done to mitigate these issues? CareMore Health, an integrated health plan and care delivery system for Medicare and Medicaid patients, is moving away from fee-for-service incentives to provide comprehensive care to its high needs/high cost patients.

    • 23 min
    Telemedicine: Improving outcomes in the time of COVID-19

    Telemedicine: Improving outcomes in the time of COVID-19

    During this time of COVID-19, we've seen a huge increase in the use of telemedicine services. We revisit an episode featuring telemedicine pioneer Barb Johnston, co-founder and CEO of HealthLinkNow. With nearly two decades of experience in implementing telemedicine programs, she brings her veteran perspective to the table in discussing the regulations, payment policies and technology needed to achieve the well-documented benefits of virtual health care.

    • 25 min
    Patient care from home: Achieving optimal outcomes

    Patient care from home: Achieving optimal outcomes

    There are thousands of wellness apps, devices, wearables and telehealth tools that can be used for chronic disease management and patient health monitoring at home. Although new technologies can lead to early identification of health concerns, they may also lead to unnecessary interventions that result in unintended complications and worse outcomes. In this episode, we reconnect with Juggy Jagannathan, PhD, AI evangelist for 3M, to consider which people are most likely to benefit from new care tools and strategies.

    • 23 min
    Serving the safety net community

    Serving the safety net community

    Immigrant communities and underserved populations experience disparities in care due to high poverty, limited access, cultural or linguistic differences, and other concerns. In this episode, Dr. Gordon Moore talks with Iliana Gilman, the former chief executive officer of El Buen Samaritano, an organization serving the Latino immigrant community in Austin, TX. With a team dedicated to breaking down barriers to care, El Buen Samaritano is improving outcomes by tackling social determinants of health.

    • 33 min
    Clinical documentation: Easing the burden on physicians

    Clinical documentation: Easing the burden on physicians

    As a palliative care physician, Dr. Beth Wolf helped patients and families navigate issues related to pain or end-of-life care and saw that the way clinicians communicate with each other was rich with opportunity for misunderstanding. Now, as a documentation champion at Roper St. Francis Healthcare (and an advisor to 3M), Dr. Wolf trains physicians on how to incorporate accurate and concise clinical documentation into their work with patients.

    • 26 min

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