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Study: Patient Volumes Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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New data indicates some specialties’ outpatient volumes are rebounding to prepandemic levels. However, many patients have avoided care during the pandemic. What does the data tell us about how care teams can engage patients to increase visit volume?

How COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Cybersecurity & Compliance at Your Practice

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated healthcare’s cybersecurity threats and exposed many areas for improvement. What steps can your practice take to fortify your defenses and protect your patients’ health information?

Patients of Color Hesitant About Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

Studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that patients of color are less likely to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and that the vaccine is disproportionately distributed to primarily White communities. Primary care physicians can help alleviate patient concerns and address factors that may prevent them from getting the vaccine with these tips.

What Haven’s Demise Taught Us About Innovation and Disruption in Healthcare

The end of once-promising joint venture Haven can teach us about the challenges of innovation and disruption in healthcare. How can three vital lessons inform our approach moving forward?

How Do the New E/M Coding Changes Elevate the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

How might the recently implemented E/M revisions increase practice revenue, combat burnout, enhance the doctor-patient relationship, and change coding by time and medical decision-making?

Recent Hospital Breaches Reveal Disturbing New Cybersecurity Trend

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Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported 28 separate cybersecurity breaches related to patient data. Two recent attacks on hospital chains are part of a larger emerging trend in healthcare hacking.

How To Build a Top Workplace in Healthcare

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Jenny Harding, Senior Vice President, People Operations, shares how an ongoing commitment to equitable and inclusive employee engagement led to Privia’s recognition as 2021 Top Workplace USA by Energage.

New Study: Telehealth Skyrocketed, but Not Evenly

Sick man uses telehealth via laptop to talk to doctor.

A new study by Health Affairs shows the degree to which telehealth skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this rise was not even across specialties or patient demographics. What groups are left out — and how is the industry shifting to include them?

The Racial Disparities of Heart Health

American Heart Month is the time of year where patients can recognize and assess their own risks of heart disease. Racial disparities exist in all aspects of the healthcare system, especially when it comes to certain conditions such as heart health. What are some ways physicians can intervene?

Data Shows Worsening Burnout Rates Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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New data shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the rate at which certain medical professionals are reporting burning out. According to the study by Medscape, the burnout rate in primary care has dropped from 51 to 47 percent, but other specialties and female physicians have risen in risk.

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