How the Gig Economy is Shaping Medicine

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How the Gig Economy is Shaping Medicine


Megan Callahan

Michelle Davey


From Lyft and Uber to Postmates and Instacart, over 57 million Americans are employed through the gig economy. How is this impacting healthcare? Today, these app developers and new startups are moving into healthcare to make it more accessible to people around the country. It’s now easier than ever for people to decide how and when they receive care. So how have doctors and other professionals been impacted by the gig economy? And how does that impact all of us? This panel will focus on the future of the gig economy in healthcare and the experiences, goals and opinions of professionals working within it.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner