Telehealth Success Requires Investing in Primary Care Physicians: PRR CEO Thomas DeRosa in Forbes

While telehealth solves a lot of health care access issues — especially during pandemic-induced quarantines — it is not immune from the staffing issues brought by the growing physician shortage.

In his latest article for Forbes Business Council, PRR CEO Thomas DeRosa discusses how a successful telehealth model must include investment in primary care physicians.

Training that provides primary care physicians information on telehealth basics, like software, cybersecurity and “webside manner” inter-personal communication skills, is critical to telehealth success. In addition, providing primary care physicians equitable compensation and mental health support to combat burnout are ways that telehealth providers can build and keep a steady primary care physician workforce.

Read the entire article, published Nov. 2, 2022, in Forbes.

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