Tag Archives: telehealth

Study: Opioid Overdoses Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Studies predict that the rate of opioid overdoses will increase as COVID-19 cases recede. New studies show that telehealth and proactive care management can help physicians mitigate the risk for patients with opioid use disorder.

New Study: Telehealth Skyrocketed, but Not Evenly

Sick man uses telehealth via laptop to talk to doctor.

A new study by Health Affairs shows the degree to which telehealth skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this rise was not even across specialties or patient demographics. What groups are left out — and how is the industry shifting to include them?

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.

CMS Finalizes Policies to Expand Care Options and Settings

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced policy changes to expand at-home care, outpatient procedures, and telehealth. How might these new guidelines help hospitals facing a surge of patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

COVID-19 Drives Patient Consumerism

Studies show that consumers demand high-quality online experiences from their physician’s virtual health technology, and additional access points to in-person visits, but healthcare organizations are falling short. What basic additions should physicians incorporate in their practices?

How Health Systems Are Driving the Volume-to-Value Transition

Health systems are pivotal in the volume-to-value transition. Frank Letherby, CEO, Health First Medical Group and Privia Medical Group — Florida, examines how health systems can serve patient-customers while gathering important data to drive performance and value-based care.

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?

Future Trends in Healthcare Consumerism

Doctor using technology with overlaid graphics symbolizing trends and data

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?

Deploying Telehealth to Improve Care Management

Telehealth has been a necessity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and additional remote technology can support a variety of care needs. Mark Foulke, EVP of Transformational Value-Based Care, discusses the future of care management with robust telehealth technology.

4 Ways Physicians Can Meet the Physician Shortage

Researchers predict America’s physician shortage will hit 139,00 by 2033. What are the main causes and how can independent practices safeguard their future?



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