Tag Archives: Healthcare

Deploying Telehealth to Improve Care Management

Telehealth has been a necessity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and additional remote technology can support a variety of care needs. Mark Foulke, EVP of Transformational Value-Based Care, discusses the future of care management with robust telehealth technology.

Report: Half of Employers Will Not Make Healthcare Cost-Shifting Changes, Shifting Focus to Behavioral Health Services

A new study from Mercer shows that 47 percent of employers will not engage in healthcare cost-shifting in 2021 despite increasing costs of employer-sponsored health plans. Employers will be shifting the focus of their plans to telehealth services, behavioral health resources, and voluntary benefits.

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?

Building Patient Trust in the Physician-Patient Relationship

Trusting patient-physician relationship

Trust is fundamental in the physician-patient relationship, but studies show that up to 80 percent of patients have not been truthful with their physicians during their visits — but physicians can change this with a few tricks.

How Robotic Process Automation May Transform Healthcare

Doctor using chart with technology overlay

Robotic process automation (RPA) uses artificial intelligence to reduce administrative burden for physicians by automating repetitive tasks. The technology has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry. Stacy Lutz, Senior Vice President of Product Engineering at Privia Health, discusses how physicians can get started.

Enhancing Mental Health Care in Pediatrics

Pediatricians are the most important resource for parents who are concerned about their child’s mental and behavioral health, but data shows that there are significant care gaps between pediatricians and child psychiatrists. What small changes can pediatricians make to their practices to help address this?

Report: COVID-19 Slows M&A Activity, Highlights Opportunities

Although healthcare mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity declined in the wake of COVID-19, experts predict a rebound is imminent. How might this slowdown highlight the need for greater “scale, coordination, and innovation” in the industry? 

Report: The Third Wave of Opioid Overdose Deaths & COVID-19

A new study by the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals that despite an almost 40 percent decrease in opioid prescriptions, overdose deaths are on the rise. What is contributing to this, and what changes can independent physicians expect to see in the future of substance abuse treatment?