Tag Archives: technology

Can Blockchain Technology Revolutionize Healthcare?

Blockchain can be the answer healthcare informatics has been looking for. According to Google Trends, this topic has become significant in this past year, peaking just at the end of 2017. Could we be right around the corner from establishing a standardized set of healthcare information and even put the patient in control of their …

Telehealth Has Arrived, Now What?

Telehealth has been slowly settling into the norm, and we are at a point where there is no turning back. Seventy percent of healthcare organizations are offering some form of telehealth and 77 percent of consumers would consider seeing a provider virtually. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is offering his support and …

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking Up With Your EHR

If you feel like you’re spending more waking hours with your electronic health record (EHR) than with your significant other, you’re probably right. According to the American Medical Association, family physicians spend an average of 5.9 hours (out of an 11.4-hour workday) in their EHR documenting notes and completing tasks. Given the amount of time …

The Rundown | Week of 1.29.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. The Market Reacts to Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway Merger Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway have announced their plans to create a health insurance company for their employees, reports Forbes. ‘”Tackling the enormous challenges of healthcare and harnessing its full benefits are …

The Rundown | Week of 1.1.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Healthcare Reform is at the Top of the List Again Republicans are faced with a very familiar problem to start 2018: What to do about Obamacare? According to a new report from USA Today, Congressional Republicans are facing pressure to tackle healthcare. The GOP tax …

The Rundown | Healthcare News for the Week of 10.30.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Privia has compiled a list of stories to keep you up to date on all things healthcare: Enrollment in the ACA: What You Need to Know Every year before open-enrollment for the ACA, the Department of Health and Human Services puts out …

Population Health: Great. Now, What Exactly is it?

A new inforMD by Privia blog series, “Population Health & You,” brought to you by Rick Foerster, VP, Population Health, Privia Health. It’s time to set the record straight. The term “population health” gets thrown around a lot in the healthcare industry but is not universally understood, which is a shame because this approach is …

The Rundown | Week of 9.11.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Privia has compiled a list of stories to keep you up to date on all things healthcare: Medicare for All? Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has introduced a new single-payer healthcare plan, the Medicare for All bill, that promises to provide healthcare (and no …

Does Your Practice’s Website Need an Upgrade? Top Tips for Creating a Mobile-Friendly Provider Website

Privia Medical Group recently launched our new website, PriviaMedicalGroup.com, with a streamlined look and feel to make it easily navigable for our 4 million patients. Patients want convenience and ease of use when they seek to find a doctor, book an appointment, have their questions answered, and manage their care, so Privia’s digital team kept …

The Rundown | Week of 5.29.2017

Healthcare is a rapidly evolving industry – it’s difficult to read up on everything that matters to you. But the success of your practice can depend on how knowledgeable you are about changes in the healthcare landscape. Privia has compiled a weekly list of important articles we are reading on healthcare industry trends, clinical best …



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