Tag Archives: technology

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?

Lessons Learned: Deploying Telehealth in a Crisis

Healthcare consumerism places the patient at the center of the industry, and COVID-19 has helped in speeding up the process. What are the policy and technology trends that physicians should be aware of as the industry transitions into consumerism?

How Robotic Process Automation May Transform Healthcare

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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.

Study: Online Scheduling May Increase Both Access & Disparities

A new study reveals social disparities among patient utilization of direct scheduling, which has been proven to improve continuity of care. How can independent physicians encourage patient enrollment in their patient portal and other online capabilities?

Report: Trump Administration Moves to Make Telehealth Expansion Permanent

President Trump signed an Executive Order ensuring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to cover Medicare’s telehealth expansion. Additionally, CMS has proposed to make telehealth visits a permanent feature in the Medicare program. What can Medicare providers expect to see going forward?

Report: COVID-19 Increasing Wearable Sales and Research

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Wearable technology sales are projected to skyrocket in response to the pandemic. Meanwhile, researchers are innovating new ways for these smart devices to detect COVID-19. Learn how these exciting tech trends can improve patient health outcomes!

The State of Healthcare With the Cures Act Final Rule

Earlier this year, CMS finalized the Cures Act, which mandates that providers and health plans enable patients to access their health information from their mobile devices. Chris Voigt, Chief Technology Officer at Privia Health, explores how and when providers can implement this innovative, promising rule.

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Telehealth

Telehealth is a great tool that providers can use to increase revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Graham Galka, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Innovation at Privia Health, explores the three key factors providers must consider before adding telehealth to their practice.

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.

3 Ways AI Will Change the Patient Experience

How will artificial intelligence shape the patient experience in the not-so-distant future and how can providers prepare for these changes?



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