#19 The New World of Telehealth with Dr. Sylvia Romm
Dr. Sylvia Romm is the chief innovation officer at Atlantic Health System, a 7-hospital organization based in northern New Jersey. A senior pediatrics resident at Harvard, Dr. Romm previously served as VP of Clinical Transformation with AmWell. She is also a highly-regarded author and speaker on topics related to healthcare, technology and health IT policy. Dr. Romm is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for transforming healthcare delivery. She recently spent time talking with a former colleague and friend, Redox’s Chief Customer Officer Elif Eracar.
Here are some of the highlights from this fun and insightful interview:
02:15 – Dr. Romm’s journey from pediatric hospitalist to telehealth innovator
04:25 – From starting MilkOnTap to AmWell
07:01 – Advantages and challenges of virtual health providers
10:10 – Telehealth’s ability to mitigate physician burnout
13:50 – Current state of value-based care
16:38 – The importance of making healthcare easily understood
19:48 – How COVID-19 has impacted the trajectory of telehealth
23:14 – Telehealth as a career option
Our thanks to Dr. Sylvia Romm of Atlantic Health System for sharing her insights with us. Telehealth is destined to become an integral part of the healthcare experience in the years ahead – and leaders like Dr. Romm are leading the way. Thank you for listening to the Redox Podcast.