Tag Archives: Burnout

The Evolution of Healthcare: 2021 Highlights, Next Steps, and New Directions

How can we extract insights from the past to optimize healthcare in the future? See Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris’s deep analysis of 2021 and bold predictions for 2022. From advancing value-based care to reducing burnout, experimenting with “virtual-first” plans to improving cybersecurity, his expert examination uncovers healthcare’s most vital trends, critical challenges, and promising solutions.

4 Reasons to Implement a Virtual Scribe

Doctor uses virtual scribe technology before patient visit.

Studies show remote scribes can help reduce physician burnout, enhance patient relationships, and elevate practice productivity by alleviating administrative tasks. Here are a couple of steps physicians can take to get started.

Data Shows Worsening Burnout Rates Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Stressed doctor takes a break.

New data shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the rate at which certain medical professionals are reporting burning out. According to the study by Medscape, the burnout rate in primary care has dropped from 51 to 47 percent, but other specialties and female physicians have risen in risk.

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.

Physician Burnout, COVID-19, and the Paradox of Excellence

How might physicians’ determination to deliver excellent patient care, especially during the uncertain times of COVID-19, increase burnout? Joseph DeVeau, MD, draws from his experiences and extensive research to explore how we might redefine “excellence” to combat this perplexing problem and better support providers.

Study: Scribe May Reduce Burnout, Offset Costs

A recent study found that practices can recoup the cost of adding a medical scribe service, which may reduce burnout, within the first year by seeing more patients. How might these findings and a new HHS initiative lower provider burden?

4 Ways Physicians Can Meet the Physician Shortage

Researchers predict America’s physician shortage will hit 139,00 by 2033. What are the main causes and how can independent practices safeguard their future?

Study: Conflicting Information Linked to Mental Health Issues During COVID-19

Exposure to conflicting information about the COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the key causes of acute depressive symptoms and other mental health illnesses. Primary care physicians can clear up misconceptions during visits with their patients to help.

How the Quadruple Aim and Value-Based Care Intersect

There’s a lot of talk around the Quadruple Aim and value-based care, but how do these frameworks intersect and overlap? Rick Foerster, Senior Vice President of Value-Based Operations at Privia Health, examines how the interplay of these concepts can give us an accurate — and exciting — vision for what healthcare has in store in the near-future!

COVID-19 Recommendations from Chief Clinical Officer Keith Fernandez, MD

Privia Health’s Chief Clinical Officer Keith Fernandez, MD, shares his insights on ways providers can combat COVID-19 by leveraging technology, implementing telehealth, and practicing self-care.



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