More: Practice Management

Peak Practice Performance: Finance

Has your cash flow weakened over the last few quarters?  As we approach the holidays and the end of the year, many practices notice a decline in revenues. Even if your cash flows are good, you may be wondering how your practice can maintain a steady stream of cash month over month. In this Peak Practice Performance …

Value-Based Care: Why Physician Engagement is Key

The only practical way to make value-based care a reality is for healthcare organizations to take physician voices seriously in decision-making processes, writes Tim van Biesen and Josh Weisbrod for HBR. In a recent survey conducted in partnership with Bain & Company of 980 U.S. physicians across eight specialties, HBR found that physicians express a …

Population Health and Primary Care Providers

A new inforMD by Privia blog series, “Population Health & You,” brought to you by Rick Foerster, VP, Population Health, Privia Health Now that we’ve defined population health (a feat that many in healthcare avoid in the first place), let’s dive into what population health means to primary care providers. When it comes to operationalizing …

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 …

This Millennial Physician Chose to be Independent. Here’s Why.

If you’ve seen headlines recently, you may have noticed that millennials have created a lot of confusion in the consumer world when it comes to their preferences, as compared to older generations. So much so, that Business Insider created an entire list of industries that millennials are responsible for changing; the list includes everything from …

Tips for Scripts: Value-Based Drug Pricing

Everyone is talking about outrageous drug prices: $44,000 for Olysio, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C; $51,600 for HP Acthar, a gel that treats multiple sclerosis; $1,000 per pill for Sovaldi, another Hepatitis C drug, which amounts to a whopping $84,000 for a full 12-week course treatment. The tides on drug prices may soon be …

The Rundown | Healthcare News for the Week of 10.30.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Privia has compiled a list of stories to keep you up to date on all things healthcare: Enrollment in the ACA: What You Need to Know Every year before open-enrollment for the ACA, the Department of Health and Human Services puts out …

Population Health: Great. Now, What Exactly is it?

A new inforMD by Privia blog series, “Population Health & You,” brought to you by Rick Foerster, VP, Population Health, Privia Health. It’s time to set the record straight. The term “population health” gets thrown around a lot in the healthcare industry but is not universally understood, which is a shame because this approach is …

The Rundown | Week of 9.11.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Privia has compiled a list of stories to keep you up to date on all things healthcare: Medicare for All? Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has introduced a new single-payer healthcare plan, the Medicare for All bill, that promises to provide healthcare (and no …

Who Owns the Doctor-Patient Relationship?

According to an ancient Greek myth, Heracles — known more commonly by his Roman name, Hercules — encounters the giant Antaeus, son of Gaea, who is Mother Earth. Antaeus challenges Heracles to a wrestling match; the giant is invincible as long as he is in contact with Mother Earth. Heracles, realizing his opponent’s advantage, defeats …



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