Dr. Anne-Maree Cantwell, Empactful Capital, on Investing in the Future of Digital Health Innovation by Rachel Feller
In this episode, Rachel Feller sits down with Anne-Maree Cantwell, Venture Partner at Empactful Capital. Founded in 2016 by veteran healthcare operators and investors, Empactful Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that deploys targeted funds to invest in digital health companies that operate in the value-based care and behavioral-mental health verticals. Empactful brings its healthcare industry operating expertise and relationship leverage to help its portfolio companies scale.
Topics discussed are as follows:
Dr. Cantwell's background in medicine, and how that helped her both scale telehealth at Kaiser Permanente and become a Venture Capital investor
Experiences scaling telehealth before the pandemic telemedicine boom, and what constitutes a successful telemedicine program, including the future of virtual care
Empacful Capital’s approach to investing in leading digital health companies that are tech-enabled, including a recent investment example, Care Continuity
Perspectives on key digital healthcare trends in 2023, including the online treatment of higher acuity mental health disorders, AI applications on patients and providers, and use of consumer devices to detect medical conditions
You can read the full transcript on Medium.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
MBA Candidate at Wharton in the Health Care Management program
Co-Host of the Pulse Podcast by Wharton Digital Health
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