There’s no question that the healthcare professions have undergone a sea of change recently. Patients today are more skeptical of their doctors and care providers than ever before, and they also have greater agency over their choices. They often view their providers as partners in their care, rather than omniscient beings who have all the answers. The COVID pandemic heightened awareness of many of the challenges that healthcare professionals deal with, but on the flip side provided solutions to ongoing problems.
We gathered thought leaders from several health care disciplines for a roundtable discussion advising future professionals on how to deal with the rapidly changing landscape. Here’s what they had to say.