The rapid rise of telehealth during COVID-19


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At the beginning of 2020, 0.1% of all medical each week were conducted via telemedicine. By late April, the height of COVID-19’s first wave in the US, that number had increased to nearly 14%. In our final episode focusing on health and wellness tech, we’re joined by Dr. Janine Knudsen, a primary care doctor at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and Activant Capital Founder and Partner Steve Sarracino to discuss advancements in telehealth brought on by the pandemic. Plus, PitchBook Analyst Kaia Colban—an expert in the health and wellness space—highlights some of the challenges that still exist within telemedicine and what its future might hold.

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