Nothing like a tragic global pandemic to make everyone rethink their careers. This past year and a half have brought a lot of changes to the workplace. Many of us don’t want to go back to the way things were. According to a Pew Research Center survey from late 2020, of the 71 percent of employees working from home because of the pandemic, more than half, given …
Post Author: Kirk Heath, MD
Kirk began his professional career as a board-certified general surgeon, and served as a medical director of IT for Sentara Healthcare, as it pioneered the implementation of the electronic medical record into 13 hospitals in Virginia. He then translated that experience into the creation of a health care IT consulting and staffing firm. Kirk went on to start Modio Health, which was acquired by CHG Healthcare in 2019.
Kirk is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in business administration, followed by a medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He enjoys his time outdoors in Virginia Beach, on the water, with his wife and three children.
He is co-author of the papers, “The cuff leak test is not predictive of successful extubation” and “The effects of irrigation on outcomes in cases of perforated appendicitis in children.”
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