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How Health Systems Are Driving the Volume-to-Value Transition

Health systems are pivotal in the volume-to-value transition. Frank Letherby, CEO, Health First Medical Group and Privia Medical Group — Florida, examines how health systems can serve patient-customers while gathering important data to drive performance and value-based care.

Google Announces Healthcare-Specific Artificial Intelligence Tools

Google recently announced two new healthcare-specific artificial intelligence (AI) tools designed to gather insights from unstructured medical text. How might these tools reduce administrative work, avoid errors, improve the patient experience, and lower physician burnout?

Lessons Learned: Deploying Telehealth in a Crisis

Healthcare consumerism places the patient at the center of the industry, and COVID-19 has helped in speeding up the process. What are the policy and technology trends that physicians should be aware of as the industry transitions into consumerism?

Future Trends in Healthcare Consumerism

Doctor using technology with overlaid graphics symbolizing trends and data

Healthcare consumerism places the patient at the center of the industry, and COVID-19 has helped in speeding up the process. What are the policy and technology trends that physicians should be aware of as the industry transitions into consumerism?

Study: Millennial Patients Take a Holistic Approach to Mental Health

A new study shows that millennial patient attitudes are changing when it comes to mental health: one, mental health impacts physical health; and two, they feel more comfortable seeking help. Healthcare clinicians can expect to see more requests for behavioral health services in the near future due to COVID-19.

What Do Medicare-Aged Patients Want in Their Healthcare?

Within the next 20 years, 20 percent of Americans will be 65 or older. It is crucial that providers understand this demographic’s preferences. How can providers embrace technology, increase patient education, and treat the social determinants of health to account for this “silver tsunami?”

Final Rule Issued Regarding Price Transparency

The Trump administration has issued its final rule requiring that insurers and health plans disclose prices and cost-sharing information. What other mandates are included in the rule and why are critics pusing back?

Medicare Advantage for Independent Practices

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will decrease premiums and add more services to Medicare Advantage plans in 2021. Independent physicians and their traditional Medicare patients may benefit greatly from these changes should they decide to accept Medicare Advantage patients. What should physicians know before making the switch?

What Do Coding Changes for 2021 Mean for Doctors (and Healthcare)?

The American Medical Association’s (AMA) revised E/M codes go into effect next year. Amy Waller, Vice President, HIM and Coding Integrity, Privia Health, examines how these changes can enhance the patient-provider relationship and what steps independent practices can take to prepare for 2021.



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