More: Patient Satisfaction

Why Healthcare is Broken, and How We Fix It

To say that U.S. healthcare is troubled is an understatement. Ours is an extraordinarily expensive system; the U.S. spends $3.2 trillion per year – more than Canada’s entire Gross National Expenditure – for care that is statistically comparable to Cuba’s. In fact, the Cuban infant mortality rate is lower than ours. And, unlike in Cuba, …

Self-Love and the Quadruple Aim: 3 Ways to Prioritize Clinician Satisfaction

As a clinician, you’re likely preoccupied with three primary goals known as the Triple Aim: improving the health of populations, enhancing the patient care experience, and reducing the cost of health care. These goals take precedence over all other concerns. And they’re all patient-centered. But what about you? Love of self often gets a bad …

Here’s How Your Provider Practice Can Earn 5-Star Reviews

Is improving patient satisfaction high on your list of new year’s resolutions? It should be. Here’s why: patients are consumers. Just like any other consumer, they desire care that is sophisticated, accessible and easy. What’s more, patients rate physicians on consumer sites like Healthgrades and Yelp – and aren’t shy about giving bad reviews. Rather …

Privia’s Top 5 Healthcare Predictions for 2017

 With a new administration and a significant healthcare evolution underway, 2017 will surely be a year of change in our industry. Here are some of the predictions we’ve seen for the new year that could impact providers and private practices: Government mandates will significantly alter healthcare. No one can predict what is ultimately in store for …

Specialists In ACOs

Seems like everywhere you turn in healthcare these days, people are talking about Accountable Care Organizations. The buzz surrounding ACOs continues to grow, as trends in healthcare advance from volume to value. “I’m a specialist – where do I fit in?” ACOs are groups of providers who agree to work together to provide higher quality …

Tackling Obesity Is a Combo Deal

Combos are not just for super-sizing any longer. In fact, one tasty combination can have a big impact on the fight against obesity. Over the last several decades, we have experienced a steadily worsening obesity epidemic. It’s not like there has been a shortage of solutions. From fad diets to self help books to health coaching …

Are We There Yet?

Our country is desperately battling obesity, smoking and an alarming rise in chronic illness. And yes, reports suggest it will likely get worse. But there are signs that Americans are ready for change, and that we could be on the verge of a tipping point in our pursuit of healthier lifestyles for all.

Delivering Wellness in 30 Minutes or Less?

The average American spends 30 minutes with a doctor each year. That’s hardly enough time to deliver effective wellness and prevention. Physicians who want to thrive in a system that is quickly moving from volume to value must find ways to advance their capabilities in wellness and prevention and proactively support patients between visits.



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