How telehealth can help combat the infectious disease clinician shortage

Thursday, May 11th, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT 

The shortage of infectious disease (ID) clinicians is painful today and expected to reach crisis levels in the next several years. Smart hospitals are exploring ways to fill the gap, and telemedicine has been proven to be an effective and efficient alternative to in-person ID care. In this webinar titled “Where Have All the ID Specialists Gone? Filling the Gap with Tele-ID,” you’ll learn about the many benefits of tele-ID, including cost savings, increased patient satisfaction and staff retention. 

Key learnings: 
  • Why ID expertise is critically important to your hospital
  • The many reasons why the ranks of ID specialists are dwindling 
  • Key benefits of tele-ID backed by case studies from facilities that use it today
  • The future of ID care and why it is well-suited for telemedicine 





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John Mellors, M.D.

Chief, Division Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh

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Rima Abdel-Massih, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer & Co-Founder, Infectious Disease Connect

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Karen Bash, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, WakeMed North Hospital

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Dave Zynn

CEO, Infectious Disease Connect