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 Previous Forbes Articles by PRR CEO Thomas DeRosa:
- How Solving the Physician Shortage is Like Shopping for Peanut Butter: PRR CEO in Forbes
- Four Ways Health Care Providers Can Better Recruit Primary Care Physicians
- Marketing to Physicians: PRR CEO Thomas DeRosa Provides Insights in Forbes
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