tennessean August 1, 2022
Entrepreneurs are partnering with industry leaders to tackle issues and contribute to improved access and health equity for all – regardless of location – utilizing technology and advanced analytics to provide personalized care through telehealth.
Eric Thrailkill is a healthcare industry expert and chairman of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center Project Healthcare program.
In 2020, at the start of the pandemic, health systems, and solution providers, almost overnight, deployed telehealth solutions in response to the public health emergency, contributing to satisfying the supply and demand for care.
A Health & Human Services report detailed a 63-fold increase in the use of telehealth by Medicare beneficiaries, from 840,000 annual encounters in 2019 to approximately 52.7 million encounters in 2020. Two years…