Tackling staff shortage with technology
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One of the Covid pandemic's impact is an increase in resignations in healthcare. Combined with rising patient needs, hospitals are now understaffed and looking for new solutions. This is where remote technologies may help. In fact, some hospitals are already seeing success in implementing remote technologies to help in treatment and diagnostics without increasing staff in specific locations. Today Ven Virah, Global Contingent Staffing Expert, Workforce Solutions at Siemens Healthineers, is joined by Anton Quinsten, Chief Radiology Technologist, University Hospital Essen, Germany, Melissa Petrasko, Vice President of Imaging Services, Central Florida Division at AdventHealth, and Ben Archibald-Heeren, Medical Physicist at Icon Cancer Centre, Australia.

They discuss how remote scanning impacts imaging in the medical industry. You’ll also learn how telehealth transforms patient care and the medical staff’s morale. Additionally, you’ll hear about AI's role in the medical industry and the impact it's expected to have in the near future.

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • Why it’s hard to replace radiation therapists and oncologists
  • The impact of remote scanning
  • How the Covid pandemic impacted the hospital staff
  • The barriers stopping medical staff from advancing their careers
  • How enabling radiologists to work remotely impacts patient care
  • How artificial intelligence impacts radiologists' workload

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