Author Archives: Privia Health

Volume — Not Value — Still Drives Physician Compensation

Despite value-based care’s ongoing evolution and progress, data shows that the bulk of physician compensation still comes from fee-for-service arrangements. However, mutually beneficial, capital-efficient partnerships may help counter this trend and advance the “volume-to-value” transition.

Study: Suicide Rate Decreased in 2020

Despite the circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the overall suicide rate in the U.S. decreased in 2020 compared to 2019. While these results are optimistic, physicians should continue to screen patients for depression and suicidal ideation.

Study: Evidence of Racial Bias Found in EHR Notes

A new study published in Health Affairs found evidence of racial bias in electronic health record (EHR) notes at an urban academic medical center. Researchers believe clinician training and changes to the care delivery model can help address the problem.

Study: Physician Earnings Increased in 2021

Doximity’s annual report on physician compensation concluded that, on average, physician compensation increased in 2021. However, the growth was not even between genders or care settings. Learn how the pandemic has affected career plans and the potential impact on the physician shortage.

Healthcare Leaders Report Growing Interest in Remote Patient Monitoring

Woman checking smartwatch for remote patient monitoring (RPM) purposes.

Recent research shows that the majority of healthcare leaders believe remote patient monitoring (RPM) will create a “new standard of care” over the next two years. However, less than half of surveyed physicians currently use the technology. What strategies can help spur the adoption and utilization of this promising technology?

Pediatrics: The Case for Social Media

Social media may affect teenagers in ways we don’t completely understand. When discussing social media use with teens, understanding the benefits, as well as the drawbacks, can help pediatricians build a stronger relationship with their patients.

Sneak Peek: “Fireside Chat” With Paul Keckley, Ph.D.

Enjoy this preview of an insightful, engaging discussion between Shawn Morris, CEO of Privia Health, and Paul Keckley, Managing Editor of The Keckley Report. These industry thought leaders tackle healthcare’s most urgent and important issues: President Biden’s healthcare plan, data bias in social determinants of health, physician alignment strategies for health systems, and much more.

Study: Physician Turnover Linked to Higher EHR Proficiency

Several studies have linked physician burnout with excessive electronic health record (EHR) use. A new study shows that, counterintuitively, a physician’s EHR proficiency may also lead to turnover. Why is this, and what can office managers do to help prevent it?

How Pediatric Team-Based Care Can Improve Mental Health

In October 2021, several leading pediatrics organizations declared the rate of mental health conditions in children and adolescents a national emergency. Studies show that collaborative care models in the pediatric setting may provide better care and improve outcomes.

Data Privacy Remains Major Concern for Patients

Interoperability may be key in improving patient health outcomes. But studies show that despite knowing the benefits of interoperable systems, patients remain hesitant to share their health data.



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