Tag Archives: technology

The Do’s and Don’ts of IT Security for Independent Healthcare Providers

If you’re running a private practice, cybersecurity is extremely important because health data is valuable on the black market. IT isn’t really something you can ignore – but how can you address it without breaking your budget?

How Interoperability Stitches Together EHRs

What can we learn from accountable care organizations that all use a shared EHR? What does this tell us about how we can reapproach interoperability? What barriers stand in the way? Explore these questions with Privia Health™ Chief Technology Officer Chris Voigt!

How EHRs Improve Patient Safety

EHRs can improve patient safety in several ways while saving providers time. Privia Health™ CTO Chris Voigt analyzes how automation, patient-reported data, and engagement can help providers and their patients!

4 (Mistaken) Reasons Providers Don’t Adopt Telehealth

Virtual visits can drastically increase patient engagement and satisfaction while saving providers time and money. And yet some practices haven’t adopted this technology. We’re debunking 4 common misconceptions providers have about telehealth and showing why it’s an essential tool for providers.

HIMSS19 in a Word: "Interoperability"

HIMSS19 was an exciting, promising whirlwind that bodes well for the future of healthcare. If I had to pin down a theme, it would be “interoperability” — what it is, how healthcare consumerism has transformed it, why it matters for patient engagement, and how technology can achieve it.

Healthcare in 2019: What You Can Expect

2018 was an exciting year for healthcare: multibillion-dollar companies merged, telehealth laws advanced, and disruptive innovators like Amazon made a splash. With all of this activity, what trends and technology can we look forward to in 2019?

Podcast Preview: "The Murky Ethics of Wearables"

Wearables like Fitbit and Apple Watch may save lives, but also unearth ethical concerns and questions. What information is off-limits? What will happen to the patient-doctor relationship? Is my insurance provider monitoring me? In this podcast, we discuss morality and technology with professor Lisa Eckenwiler, Ph.D.!

Tips to Establish Yourself as a Physician Thought Leader

Now that 40% of consumers use social media to find their doctor, you need to stand out from the crowd and establish yourself as a thought leader. That may sound daunting, but by following these simple tips, your patients and your practice will benefit immensely.

Alexa, What Is the Internet of Health Things?

By: Morgan Hensley Fitbit stock soars. The FDA approves an in-ear wearable to manage opioid withdrawals. The Google Brain team announces an initiative to integrate voice recognition and electronic health records. What do these recent headlines have in common? They’re all part of the Internet of Health Things (IoHT). This fast-growing market has enormous potential …

Which of Your Patients Will Benefit the Most from Telehealth?

Update (June 6, 2018): The VA MISSION Act was signed into law today.  A bipartisan bill, the VA MISSION Act, progressed quickly through Congress and is projected to be signed into law by the president at any moment. While the bill primarily provides $51 billion in funding to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) …



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