Tag Archives: Physician 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.

Study: Physician Turnover Linked to Higher EHR Proficiency

Several studies have linked physician burnout with excessive electronic health record (EHR) use. A new study shows that, counterintuitively, a physician’s EHR proficiency may also lead to turnover. Why is this, and what can office managers do to help prevent it?

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!

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.

Investing in Primary Care

Despite having influence in over 90 percent of healthcare costs, the U.S. only invests 5 percent of the total budget in primary care. How can we invest in primary care to increase access and enhance the patient experience?

2020 in Hindsight: Hard Lessons in Adaptability, Support, and Communication

The unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed many opportunities for improvement in healthcare. Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris examines how 2020 spurred the industry to rethink adaptability, support, and communication moving forward.

Healthcare Trends to Monitor in 2021

While 2020 has proved that, when it comes to healthcare, to expect the unexpected, we’ve pinpointed three key trends to pay careful attention to in 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?



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