Therefore, schools want to use time most efficiently, and they want to go to a hybrid model.” Traditionally focused on students, the company also attracted new users; practicing providers and faculty. Over the past year, OnlineMedEd launched its Crash Course suite of free online video tutorials to more than 30,000 redeployed health care providers helping during the pandemic. Currently, more than 86 percent of medical students in the United States use OnlineMedEd to supplement knowledge needed to pass their board exams, as well as in their clinical practice. COVID impacted the entire world and demonstrated the infrastructure problems for health care,” Fitch said. This is universal, but there are specific diseases in Africa or Asia, so we want to create content for that and get as many people as possible access to the tools.” Meanwhile, James Tieng, co-founder and managing partner of Lumos Capital Group, a growth equity firm investing in education and human capital development, said in an interview that he has been tracking the medical education space for a while, and met Fitch at a conference.
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