Episode 24: This might hurt a bit—Diagnosing the nursing shortage with Rachel Schiff of IntelyCare
Nurses consistently rank among America’s most trusted professions, and for a good reason—they’re the folks delivering the compassionate care that everyone needs. And yet, nurses are burnt out, striking, and leaving in droves. So, what’s the treatment plan? Rachel Schiff, Chief Product Officer atIntelyCare joins Justin and Todd to shed some light on recent trends in the nursing profession. Rachel discusses how the healthcare industry may address the nursing shortage by empowering nurses with greater agency and flexibility and innovative use of software.
Justin, Todd, and Rachel also grapple with some of the tricky questions that surround nursing: What can be done to make the nursing profession more desirable? Why are so many nurses retiring early? How has the shift to care at home impacted nursing? And how are CVS, Amazon, Walmart, and the broader retailization of healthcare changing the role of nurses?
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