Healthcare IT Today January 25, 2022
If you read standard business publications like Fast Company, this month you’ll probably be treated to a takeout on how the telehealth bubble has burst.
In the Fast Company story, the author argues that the whole online healthcare thing is already proving to be overplayed. “While telehealth remains an important tool for doctors, it no longer seems likely…that the vast majority of healthcare is going to happen online,” writes contributor Ruth Reader.
Her evidence for this includes that while funding for healthcare startups is growing exponentially, the money is no longer flowing directly into telehealth at the same pace. She notes (and I agree with her to this extent) that investors aren’t sure where telehealth will fit into the long-term...