Tag Archives: Healthcare

Volume — Not Value — Still Drives Physician Compensation

Despite value-based care’s ongoing evolution and progress, data shows that the bulk of physician compensation still comes from fee-for-service arrangements. However, mutually beneficial, capital-efficient partnerships may help counter this trend and advance the “volume-to-value” transition.

Study: Evidence of Racial Bias Found in EHR Notes

A new study published in Health Affairs found evidence of racial bias in electronic health record (EHR) notes at an urban academic medical center. Researchers believe clinician training and changes to the care delivery model can help address the problem.

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.

Healthcare Leaders Report Growing Interest in Remote Patient Monitoring

Woman checking smartwatch for remote patient monitoring (RPM) purposes.

Recent research shows that the majority of healthcare leaders believe remote patient monitoring (RPM) will create a “new standard of care” over the next two years. However, less than half of surveyed physicians currently use the technology. What strategies can help spur the adoption and utilization of this promising technology?

Sneak Peek: “Fireside Chat” With Paul Keckley, Ph.D.

Enjoy this preview of an insightful, engaging discussion between Shawn Morris, CEO of Privia Health, and Paul Keckley, Managing Editor of The Keckley Report. These industry thought leaders tackle healthcare’s most urgent and important issues: President Biden’s healthcare plan, data bias in social determinants of health, physician alignment strategies for health systems, and much more.

Data Privacy Remains Major Concern for Patients

Interoperability may be key in improving patient health outcomes. But studies show that despite knowing the benefits of interoperable systems, patients remain hesitant to share their health data.

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?



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