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Providing the Support Providers Need
Independent doctors play a pivotal role in both the lives of patients and healthcare. We empower providers to deliver high-quality, technology-driven, patient-focused care. Our multispecialty model and governance promote coordination and collaboration to drive value-based care. We support practices across population health, payer contracting, patient engagement, and more. These powerful, integrated services aim to boost performance and profitability while protecting independence.
Privia Medical Group — West Texas
Thomas Headstream, MD, is the Chief Executive Officer of Privia Medical Group — West Texas, and has over 35 years of experience in internal and critical care medicine.
For more than 20 years, Dr. Headstream served asthe President of Abilene Diagnostic Clinic PLLC (now Privia Medical Group — West Texas) and continues to serve as the President of West Texas Health PLLC, a member of Privia Medical Group — West Texas. He also serves as the Medical Director for the intensive care unit of Hendrick Medical Center South, formerly Abilene Regional Medical Center. Prior to his current role, Dr. Headstream was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at LSU Shreveport.
Dr. Headstream was the co-founder and President of one of West Texas' first large independent physician associations, Abilene Physicians Network, PA. Dr. Headstream has also served as chairman or chief of multiple hospital departments at Abilene Regional Medical Center, now Hendrick Medical Center South, and at HealthSouth, now Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Abilene. He formerly served on the Board of Abilene Regional Medical Center, and on the Boards of Medical Edge Inc., a 400+ member multi-specialty physician group, and of AdvancePCS, a pharmaceutical benefit management company. He also served on the Community Health Systems (CHS) ACO executive committee in Texas.
Dr. Headstream received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
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Why Partner With Privia?
Physician Autonomy & Freedom
Improve care and reduce costs while remaining independent. When you partner with us, you continue to own, manage, and operate your practice while backed by our powerful suite of services. There’s no buy-in to join and no buy-out or restrictive covenants if you leave.
TRANSITION TO VALUE-BASED CARE
Perform better financially and remain viable as an independent practice. Our tools and payer relations support enhanced fee-for-service contracts while transitioning to rewarding value-based care models.
Better Patient Experience & Outcomes
Optimize the patient experience with convenient, cutting-edge tools designed to increase engagement. We help nurture the patient-provider relationship so patients receive the right care at the right place.
Leading Operational Support
Enjoy a heightened provider experience by focusing on high-quality, cost-efficient patient care, not administrative work. Our talented teams analyze complex regulations, policies, and data, then deliver actionable insights so you can dedicate more time to your patients.
Our partnership allows us to leverage Privia’s industry experience, from implementation of their robust technology solution to participation in physician-led governance and guidance, in our pursuit of excellent patient care and satisfying careers for our providers.
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Partnering to Enhance Patient Care
We strive to equip independent providers with the essential expertise and powerful, integrated services that drive a successful transition to value-based care. Our solutions help enable primary care and specialty physicians to enhance patient engagement, improve care quality, reduce administrative burden, and strengthen practices’ vitality. From population health expertise to care insights, our offerings provide physicians with the tools and technology to remain independent while caring for all patient cohorts.