Kaltura, the video cloud, announced today that its virtual events platform will power the ‘Health & Tech – Now & Beyond’ event on July 29th. The online event is presented by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Triventures, a venture capital firm investing in seed to mid-stage opportunities with a focus on data-driven healthcare solutions that are strongly positioned to advance the industry.
The reach of technological innovation and disruption into healthcare has been snowballing for quite some time. Correspondingly, so have funding and investments in HealthTech start-ups. Now, COVID-19 has significantly altered this trend.
At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, tech companies and startups were quick to respond to the medical staff’s emerging needs, rapidly scaling up existing solutions, taking advantage of cloud infrastructure, with additional ad-hoc, all-hands-on-deck efforts. Six months into the new normal, we can now use this opportunity to explore the challenges facing our health services and offer long-term solutions that will enhance care quality and facilitate new workflows. For that to happen, the industry needs new disruptors, but also cross-industry innovation to tailor existing products and technologies to fit the current state of the healthcare industry. […]