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The Rundown | Week of 5.28.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Genetic Testing Generates Data and Controversy Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System recently opened DNA sequencing to 1,000 patients. Eventually, the company would like to test all 3 million patients for mutations on 77 genes that predict both diseases and medication’s efficiency. Results are sent to the …

The Rundown | Week of 5.21.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. The Microbiome Under the Microscope The phrase “trust your gut” may just have a little more credence following a recent study that linked mental health and gut bacteria. “There’s a complex interplay between the microbes in our intestines and most of the systems in our …

Award-Winning Tips to Improve Your Revenue Cycle

For the third consecutive year, Privia Medical Group received the 2018 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). The award celebrates industry leaders that utilize revenue-cycle strategies that measure objectively, apply evidence-based solutions, and perform to the highest standards of both financial results and patient satisfaction. …

How to Empower Female Patients’ Advocacy & Avoid the Yentl Syndrome

In observance of National Women’s Health Week, we’re focusing on issues in healthcare that affect more than half the country’s population. Though the field has made huge gains recently, there are still hurdles. It’s difficult to disentangle these challenges from larger, systemic problems so pervasive in our society. Women wait longer in the ER before …

The Rundown | Special Edition: National Women’s Health Week

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. In honor of the 19th Annual National Women’s Health Week, we’ve curated a special edition of The Rundown to highlight issues and advancements that affect women. This week is “an opportunity to honor the importance of women across America and renew our pledge to support …

Office Managers, Help Us Help You Transition to Population Health

An inforMD by Privia blog series, “Population Health & You,” brought to you by Rick Foerster (VP, Population Health, Privia Health) The system of reimbursement is slowly but surely shifting away from fee-for-service and closer to value-based care, making preventative medicine with its low-cost and high-quality care critical to long-term financial success for independent physicians. …

The Rundown | Week of 5.7.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. We’d like to start by wishing all nurses a happy National Nurses Week! To celebrate, take our #NationalNursesWeek QUIZ:  A) There are roughly as many nurses in America as residents of Los Angeles B) Florence Nightingale is not just the mother of modern nursing, but …

Proving Your Worth: Value-Based Care Drives Data Demands

Clunky technology and administrative hassles force providers to exert herculean energy to discover basic data about their practices. How many diabetics do you treat at your practice? How many non-smokers? What about patients with more than one chronic illness? Understanding the nuances of your patient population is important to you because you care about the …

The Rundown | Week of 4.30.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown.   The Uninsured Rate Is Rising Again A new survey by The Commonwealth Fund showed that the uninsured rate is now 15.5 percent, down from  12.7 percent in 2016. The think tank believes the declines are most likely due to the Trump administration’s Obamacare rollbacks …

Why Privia Gives Back

Together we donated a five-figure contribution, thousands of diapers, and hundreds of volunteer hours to those in need within our community. But the numbers don’t tell the full story. That’s because the story of Privia Gives Back is, in many ways, the story of Privia. Now in its fourth year, this week of charity has …



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