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Tips for Scripts: Prescription Assistance Resources You Can Pass on to Your Patients

As the Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Services, I promote clinically appropriate, evidenced-based therapies for prescribing quality medication use and cost savings to Privia Medical Group Physicians. It’s just one of the many ways that Privia removes burdens from our physicians so they can focus on providing quality care to their patients.    Medication adherence is … Continue reading

The Rundown | Week of 8.21.2017

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 what you need to know about all things healthcare: 1 county remains… After many months of insurers pulling out of Obamacare exchanges across the country, other insurers have … Continue reading

Faced with Sunsetting Your Practice?: Top 3 Physician Recruiting Tips for Retiring Practitioners

A lot has changed in primary care over the last decade. The workforce is aging, Science Daily reports that physicians are retiring at a rate of 18 percent annually, and many medical students simply don’t have a desire to practice primary care medicine, preferring instead to specialize in the interests of prestige, higher salaries, and … Continue reading

The Rundown | Week of 8.14.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Healthcare is a rapidly evolving industry and it’s difficult to keep up with the news, but the success of your practice can depend on how knowledgeable you are about changes in the healthcare landscape. Privia has compiled a list of stories to … Continue reading

Prior Authorizations: How to Manage this Hidden Healthcare Cost

Administrative burdens — tasks mandated by commercial and government insurers — overwhelm the healthcare system on a daily basis and are just one aspect of what ails our troubled healthcare system. One such task, experienced by nearly every stakeholder in the delivery of healthcare (including the patient), is managing prior authorization requests required by most … Continue reading

The Rundown | Week of 8.7.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Healthcare is a rapidly evolving industry and it’s difficult to keep up with the news, but the success of your practice can depend on how knowledgeable you are about changes in the healthcare landscape. Privia has compiled a list of stories to … Continue reading

The Opioid Epidemic: How Physicians Can Take Action

“Our nation is in crisis.” This strong statement opens an interim report released last week from the Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. The commission, led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, was created in March 2017 to work on ways to combat America’s ongoing fight against the opioid epidemic, a top … Continue reading

The Rundown | Week of 7.31.2017

Are you a busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Healthcare is a rapidly evolving industry and it’s difficult to keep up with the news, but the success of your practice can depend on how knowledgeable you are about changes in the healthcare landscape. Privia has compiled a list of stories to … Continue reading

Embrace the Quadruple Aim, improve the work lives of your providers and staff

As the Chief Medical Officer of Privia, a 1600-provider medical group, I’m always striving to combat burnout by staying abreast of the tools, knowledge, and resources physicians need to help improve efficiency, deliver feedback and reduce administrative burdens. You may have heard of the Triple Aim, a concept developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. … Continue reading

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