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Why the Doctor-Patient Relationship is Important and Three Ways to Elevate It

Lauri Rustand, President, Privia Medical Group – Mid-Atlantic Before the advent of hospitals, or even the modern doctor’s office, physicians made house calls. Essentially medicine-practicing entrepreneurs, physicians visited members of their communities in intimate settings. Many formed such close bonds with their patients that they were considered family. In those “good old days,” primary care … Continue reading

What We’re Reading | Week of 3.13.2017

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 … Continue reading

Health Care Is Saddling Providers With More Risk. Can You Bear the Load?

The GOP recently released a draft of their much-anticipated health care reform bill. Met by the public and lawmakers with mixed reviews, it’s likely that the bill will undergo significant changes before a modified version of it is passed. It’s introduction, however, represents a larger truth about American health care: that the system is ever-evolving. … Continue reading

What We’re Reading | Week of 3.6.2017

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 … Continue reading

Technological Innovation is the Future of Healthcare – Are You Prepared to Stay Ahead of the Curve?

The future of medicine is exciting. Sure, in its current state the healthcare industry is woefully behind the technological curve and the reasons for that are manifold: security concerns, barriers to interoperability. But changes are imminent. A recent poll by Kaiser indicates that 80% of Americans believe that having a portable online healthcare record is … Continue reading

What We’re Reading | Week of 2.27.2017

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 … Continue reading

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