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The Rundown | Week of 4.23.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Patients’ Phobia of Bills A growing number of patients are avoiding the doctor’s office out of a fear of expensive bills. While healthcare costs are growing, the number of doctor visits have declined. In 2016, the per-person healthcare cost in the U.S. hit $10,000 per …

Show Me the Money: Five Ways to Improve Your Practice’s Economics

As a busy healthcare provider, you have a lot on your mind. You work long hours. You strive to make the right decisions for your patients. You monitor government regulations and commercial payer shifts. You manage office staff. You try to maintain a reasonable work-life balance. And somewhere in all this, you also need to …

The Rundown | Week of 4.16.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Doctor or Psychic? With the help of algorithms and years of experience, physicians are now able to reach out to patients, make informed predictions, and take preemptive measures. The algorithms factor in all of a patient’s health conditions and to predict future ailments. This capability …

Are your patients prepared to make their most important decision? Here’s how you can help.

Every year between March and April, over 1.5 million people visit DC to view the famous cherry blossom trees coming back to life after several wintery months. This event ushers in the unofficial start of spring, bringing a feeling of rejuvenation to the nation’s capital. This beauty of spring will soon change to summer heat, …

The Rundown | Week of 4.9.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Technology’s Future in Healthcare Technology is predicted to transform the healthcare industry within the next decade, specifically with artificial intelligence, playing a huge role in diagnosis and treatment. According to a report by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, by 2030, technology will be a standard for healthcare …

Can Blockchain Technology Revolutionize Healthcare?

Blockchain can be the answer healthcare informatics has been looking for. According to Google Trends, this topic has become significant in this past year, peaking just at the end of 2017. Could we be right around the corner from establishing a standardized set of healthcare information and even put the patient in control of their …

Telehealth Has Arrived, Now What?

Telehealth has been slowly settling into the norm, and we are at a point where there is no turning back. Seventy percent of healthcare organizations are offering some form of telehealth and 77 percent of consumers would consider seeing a provider virtually. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is offering his support and …

Happy National Doctors’ Day!

“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” -Dr. William Osler Today we’d like to honor our Privia Medical Group physicians who truly go above and beyond to treat each patient that walks through their doors. Our 1,800 physicians touch the lives of 8 million patients and …

Physicians, Payers, and Patients: Partnering for Success

Fee-for-service initiated a healthcare system that led to skyrocketing prices, which eventually undercut the ultimate goal of medicine: providing patients with high quality care at the best cost, for the optimal patient outcome. Physicians and payers often feel at odds in their sometimes competing methods of arriving at the same goal of patient well-being. These …

Four Myths About Independent Physicians, Debunked

According to a recently issued American Medical Association study, the number of independent doctors has declined in the period between 2012 to 2016, leaving fewer than 47.1% of physicians with ownership stakes in a medical practice. Yet, in a recently issued survey conducted by Medscape, market analysts say they expect private practices will remain a …



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