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Theo Ahadome, chief business officer of Wellthy Therapeutics, shares how the company improves health literacy globally while finding and addressing gaps in care and why it's moving into the U.S. market to aid underserved communities.
Jasmine Agnew, director for the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program at Morehouse School of Medicine, explains why – and discusses how the school's IT instruction also factors in cultural competencies needed to make use of SDOH data.
The data collected is not always accurate or reflective of populations in terms of demographics or racial information, says Allison Viola, Senior Advisor for Health IT at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
Jasmaine McClain, principal of the Health Equity Alliance at the Health Management Academy, discusses how COVID-19 and civil unrest in 2020 spotlighted healthcare disparities and if companies that announced efforts to narrow inequities have done so.
Iris Frye and Nicholas Christiano Jr., co-chairs of Health Equity Policy Task Force under the HIMSS Public Policy Committee, discuss the roles that technology, clinicians and pharmacies play in dealing with the social determinants of health.
Kimberly Brock, vice president of communications at IQ Solutions, discusses the public health company's work with nonprofit organizations and federal agencies to help expand access to care.
Education is needed for the LGBTQ+ community to get access to monkeypox vaccines, says Amy Chacko, chair of the New England HIMSS Clinical Informatics Committee.
Rebecca Woods, founder and virtual CIO of Bluebird Tech Solutions and founder of Bluebird Leaders, discusses the evolution of the role of women in healthcare IT and how her nonprofit is inspiring future female leaders in the space.
Cathie Brown, past president of Virginia HIMSS and VP of consulting services at Clearwater, discusses those must-haves – and describes how cybersecurity dovetails with health equity.
Victor Brown, founder and CEO of Xcellent Life, shares insights on how to raise health equity in underserved communities through an AI-driven application, wearable devices and some healthy competition.