Making Health Tech Work for All: Democratizing, Decentralizing and Digitizing Care
Many people who could benefit from health advances are left behind, and it’s clear that scientific innovation alone is not enough to fill the gap. So what needs to be done? An inspiring panel at Aspen Ideas: Health tackled this question and explored emerging solutions that prioritize access and affordability. Presented by Abbott.
In the wake of transformative biopharmaceutical innovation and breakthroughs, Americans need a health care system that ensures these life-saving breakthroughs reach all patients. Courtney Christian reflects on three tangible, collaborative ways to improve health equity. Presented by PhRMA.
Achieving vaccine equity requires authentically communicating with and listening to all communities. As healthcare leaders, we must go where the community is to hear their stories, comprehend their challenges and better understand how to overcome their hurdles. Presented by Novavax.
Childbirth complications are unacceptably high among women of color—and the disparities have been widening. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we cannot solve system-wide problems in a vacuum—particularly when lives are at stake. We all need an all-in approach to create a better, more equitable system of health for all mothers. Presented by Blue Cross Blue S...
Research Equity is the Foundation of Health Equity
Race, ethnicity, age, sex, environment, and other social determinants of health can all impact how different people respond to the same medicine or vaccine. This is why diversity and inclusivity at every stage of the medical research process are critical to learning about the safety and efficacy of potential treatments for all patients. Presented by Pfizer.
Hospitals and health systems have a critical role to play in turning health equity talk into action. Learn how the field is using strategic investments to drive innovative solutions forward. Presented by the American Hospital Association.
Broader Access is Vital to the Future of Testing and Healthcare Innovation
Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and...
Racial Disparities are Endangering the Lives of Mothers of Color. We Must Respond.
The United States is in the midst of a maternal health crisis, and new data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association shows that women of color continue to face a greater risk of childbirth complications compared to white women. As these disparities in maternal health care stem from a complex fabric of social, racial and economic issues, the time is now to confront and c...
In December 2020, the US economy shed 140,000 net jobs. All were jobs held by women. Another 275,000 women left the workforce in January. Hear about a proposed “Marshall Plan for Moms” that includes solutions like affordable child care, paid family leave, and pay equity.
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