HIMSSCast: How COVID-19 and telehealth are changing the physician workforce

HIMSS Media editors sit down with Wheel CEO Michelle Davey to talk about virtual care, COVID-19, burnout, and more.
By MobiHealthNews
11:46 am

In today's HIMSSCast we're once again looking at the COVID-19 telehealth boom, but this time through the lens of staffing and workforce. Host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett are joined by Michelle Davey, CEO of Wheel, to discuss how a rise in virtual care is changing how physicians work.

This episode is brought to you by AmWell.

Talking points:

  • What Wheel does.
  • How telemedicine is changing the physician workforce.
  • The telemedicine learning curve.
  • How much of the workforce is doing telemedicine now?
  • Telemedicine and physician burnout.
  • The role of virtual care post-pandemic.
  • Benefits of telehealth beyond patient care.
  • The future of telemedicine and virtual care.

More about this episode:

Wheel launches telehealth staffing platform alongside $13.9M raise

CEO of telehealth vendor and staffing services startup Wheel talks scaling out during COVID-19

AI, telehealth could help address hospital workforce challenges

Keeping frontline healthcare workers physically and psychologically safe is paramount during COVID-19

Pandemic-era burnout: How physicians manage crushing workloads and IT demands


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