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Dispatch From the Frontlines of a U.S. Pandemic Response With KnowNOW’s Dr. Marcelo Venegas



StartUp Health’s senior writer Nicole Clark talks with Dr. Marcelo Venegas about how he’s expanding his telemedicine platform, KnowNOW, to screen and treat COVID-19 patients. As a doctor at urgent care facilities in Queens, Venegas offers candid insights into what’s working and what’s not at the epicenter of the US’ pandemic response. Learn more about KnowNOW’s COVID-19 platform at knownowhealth.com.

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Rishi Madhok, Rejuvenan

The Telehealth App Bridging Care Gaps During COVID-19



At a time when telehealth startups find themselves uniquely positioned to alleviate the demand on health systems caused by the coronavirus, Rejuvenan has set itself apart through the platform’s preventative care model. In this episode of the StartUp Health NOW podcast, a Rejuvenan user shares how the app helped her get quick medical relief during a COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, and CEO Rishi Madhok goes under the hood to explain how Rejuvenan’s blockchain tech is driving care costs to zero.

Original interview with Rishi Madhok, MD, CEO & Co-founder of Rejuvenan Global Health was at the StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco on January 13, 2020. Interview with StartUp Health Chief Medical Officer, Howard Krein, MD, PhD.

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Andrea Riposati, Dante Labs

The Italian Innovator Using Whole Genomic Sequencing to Combat COVID-19



In this new Pandemic Response series, StartUp Health’s senior writer, Nicole Clark talks with Italy-based Andrea Riposati, CEO of Dante Labs, about how his DNA tests are being used to sequence the whole genome of patients with COVID-19. His aim? To understand what genes play a role in our reaction to the deadly disease.

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Marty Makary, MD and Zubin Damania, MD

StartUp Health Festival: Fireside Chat, Dr. Marty Makary, MedPage Today



Marty Makary, MD, MPH, New York Times bestselling author, ‘The Price We Pay’, Johns Hopkins surgeon and professor of public health, and Editor-in-Chief of MedPage Today, talks with ZDogg Industries Founder & Creator, Zubin Damania, MD, at the StartUp Health Festival in San Francisco. January 13, 2020. Host: Zubin Damania, MD, Founder & Creator, ZDogg Industries

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Dr. Howard Krein, Chief Medical Officer at StartUp Health, on COVID-19 and the Shift to Telemedicine



Logan Plaster, Editor of StartUp Health Magazine, welcomes Dr. Howard Krein, Chief Medical Officer of StartUp Health, to the podcast for a candid conversation about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting health innovation at the macro level, as well as changes to daily medical practice. In addition to serving as CMO, Dr. Krein is a practicing head and neck surgeon at Jefferson University Physicians in Philadelphia.

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