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Coronavirus in Context: Post-COVID-19 Work Environment - What Will It Look Like?

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By John Whyte, MD, MPHBoard-certified internistMay 08, 2020

WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, talks with Tony Lee, Vice President of Editorial for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

 

In this series, WebMD's Chief Medical Officer interviews the nation’s top experts to get answers for the big coronavirus questions that are top of mind for all of us.

 

 

 

  • Offices as we've known them "won't be back anytime soon," but new scenarios depend on the type of business. 
  • Employees are reporting increased satisfaction with their employers and are embracing telework opportunities, saying they feel as or more productive.
  • Businesses that wish to reopen need to consider physical infrastructure, elevator usage, shift times, and procedures for clocking in.
  • Workplace changes being discussed include routine temperature checks and health screenings.
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John Whyte, MD, MPH

John Whyte, MD, MPH, is a board-certified internist and the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD, where he leads efforts to develop and expand strategic partnerships that create meaningful change around important and timely public health issues. As a popular health writer, he has been published extensively both in medical and mainstream publications.

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