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Helping Doctors Help Patients: The 6 Key Points of Physician Enablement

Many physicians today are searching for a partner to help boost performance, increase revenue, and reduce administrative burden so that doctors can focus on what they do best: caring for their patients. Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris and Chief Clinical Officer Keith Fernandez, MD, share the top six factors for evaluating a physician enablement organization. From tech-driven to capital-efficient, here are the essential qualities of a high-performance partner!

Unvaccinated COVID-19 Hospital Admissions Cost Taxpayers Billions

Studies show that between June and August 2021, unvaccinated COVID-19 hospitalizations cost taxpayers nearly $5.7 billion. However, the vaccine hesitancy rate is decreasing in the U.S.

Finding Equilibrium in Fee-for-Service and Value-Based Care

As practices financially recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, decision-makers face a perplexing problem: Should practices double down on fee-for-service contracts or explore risky yet potentially rewarding value-based care? Rick Foerster, SVP of Value-Based Operations at Privia Health, argues against this black-and-white thinking and examines tools, technology, processes, and partnerships to help practices navigate and thrive in both payment models.

How COVID-19 Affected Patient Expectations

Doctor uses convenient technology to communicate with patients.

New studies show that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, patients will expect greater communication from their primary care physicians and more accessibility from the healthcare system. How can physicians get ahead of these changes?

Educating Patients About Medicare Advantage

Doctor shares Medicare Advantage resources with senior patient.

Primary care physicians and providers: do you have patients who are interested in enrolling in Medicare Advantage? Here’s how you can be an excellent resource for them.

The Evolution of Symptom Trackers in Primary Care

Patient tracks symptoms using mobile app.

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the potential for sales trackers in population health management. What advancements have we made already, and how can these help primary care physicians in the future?

How Ancillaries Help Both Patients and Providers

What are the benefits and limitations of ancillary services in the primary care setting? Two experts weigh in on how physicians can promote better health outcomes for their patients by implementing these services.

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.

What Makes a Healthcare App Great?

Woman uses mobile phone to connect with doctor.

Digital health is on the rise for healthcare consumers, and doctors have a unique opportunity to help improve patient outcomes with healthcare apps. What are some of the best features for patients?



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