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Episode 14: Two Doctors

IN EPISODE FOURTEEN of The Break Room Dr. Elizabeth Flynn and Dr. Anita Flower from Manassas Pediatrics discuss the current state of healthcare, their hopes and hang-ups, and what they’ve learned from their patients over the years. Check out more stories at

Episode 13: The Murky Ethics of Wearables

IN EPISODE THIRTEEN of The Break Room we chat with Dr. Lisa Eckenwiler, associate professor at George Mason University, about “wearables” and what doctors should know about the ethics surrounding the rapid expansion of this unconventional technology in healthcare.

Episode 12: Tips From a Physician Recruiter

IN EPISODE TWELVE of The Break Room we’re joined by Privia’s Managing Director of Physician Recruitment here at Privia Health. Lisa walks us through her tips and suggestions for independent practices looking for the right provider for their business.

Episode 11: Elevating Women in Healthcare

IN EPISODE ELEVEN of The Break Room we’re celebrating National Women’s Health Week! We’re talking with Dr. Kay Stout, President of Virginia Women’s Center about the importance of investing in women’s health. Music provided by Lee Rosevere.

Episode 10: Telehealth and the Patient-Provider Relationship

IN EPISODE TEN of The Break Room we’re talking all things telehealth! Hear from Dr. Vaishali Geib and the Privia team on how telehealth is enhancing the relationship between patients and providers. Music provided by Lee Rosevere.

Episode 9: Medicare Advantage 101

IN EPISODE NINE of The Break Room we are joined by Dr. James Harvey, Medicare Advantage Director at Texas Health Care, to discuss the ins and outs of Medicare Advantage and what this program means for patients. Music provided by Lee Rosevere.

Episode 8: 2017 Year in Review

IN EPISODE EIGHT of The Break Room, we are joined by Doug Wenners, Interim CEO of Privia Health, and Dave Rothenberg, President of Privia Health to sift through the headlines and focus on what we’ve actually learned this year and what we need to know for 2018.

Episode 7: Healthcare’s Consumer Revolution

IN EPISODE SEVEN of The Break Room, we are joined Teri Culp, Associate Director of Customer Experience at Privia Health, and Steven Piccione, Digital Marketing Manager, to get a better understanding of the consumer revolution that is sweeping the healthcare industry.

BONUS CONTENT: Are you frustrated by patient no shows? Wasted time is the last thing needed for a busy practice and patient no-shows can be a hard and frustrating problem to tackle. We understand this so we’ve done the research for you. Download our whitepaper on how independent practices can reduce their no-show rates at

Episode 6: Creating Your Emergency Preparedness Plan

IN EPISODE SIX of The Break Room, we are joined by Dr. Mark Cone and Dr. Scott Bohlke as we discuss the impacts of recent hurricanes and how independent practices can create their own natural disaster preparedness plan. Music provided by Lee Rosevere.

BONUS CONTENT: Check out Privia’s new blog, infoMD by Privia

We’re excited to announce our newly launched blog, inforMD by Privia. At inforMD, healthcare leaders and top doctors discuss hot topics in healthcare, including how to achieve the principles of population health, revenue cycle management, industry news, and much more. Visit inforMD at

Episode 5: What role can doctors play in the cost of healthcare? (Part 2)

IN EPISODE FIVE of The Break Room, we discuss the role physicians can play in lowering the costs of healthcare. Mounting medical costs have been increasingly burdensome for many American families and in this episode we talk with Rick Foerster, Vice President of Population Health at Privia on how doctors can play an active role in lowering their patients’ costs.

Episode 4: What role can doctors play in the cost of healthcare? (Part 1)

IN EPISODE FOUR we discuss the role physicians can play in lowering the costs of healthcare. Mounting medical costs have been increasingly burdensome for many American families and in this episode we talk with Dr. Winston Liaw of Fairfax Family Practice Centers on the importance of social determinants of health and how health and wealth correlate. Music by Lee Rosevere.

Episode 3: Why Doctors Should Want to Stick to Their Day Jobs

IN EPISODE THREE we discuss physician burnout as they face mounting administrative responsibilities. We are joined by Senior Physician Executive, Dr. Keith Fernandez, as he reflects on the challenges he faced as a physician and how he’s working with doctors in fight against burnout. Music provided by Lee Rosevere

Episode 2: Expectation for Healthcare in 2017

IN EPISODE TWO we are joined by Privia’s National Practice Leader, Scott Disch, who will discuss what we can expect from healthcare in 2017. From insurance exchanges to MACRA we discuss what you need to know to stay nimble in an uncertain healthcare market. Music provided by Lee Rosevere.

Episode 1: Creating a High-Performing Practice

IN EPISODE ONE we learn how to mobilize the front office staff of your practice to create a high performance practice. Maureen Clancy, Privia’s Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management, walks listeners through how to take advantage of the three stages of the office visit; the pre-visit, the visit, and the post visit; to ensure that patients’ time is used appropriately and physicians receive payments and reimbursements in a timely manner.

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The Break Room

The Break Room is a new podcast that keeps you informed in minutes. Learn new tips and tricks to help your practice excel and stay up-to-date on all things healthcare. Grab a cup of coffee and join our healthcare experts as we discuss everything you need to know to stay ahead of the curve in 2018.

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