Diversity Needs in Digital Health

Premiere DateOct 27, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:20 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Vanessa Mason
05:10 The Daily Beat pt. 2   eHealth Portals
09:30 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Diversity in Tech
13:06 The Daily Beat Outro
13:16 The Only Thing Claptone
15:57 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We investigate how digital healthcare technologies can better accommodate for underserved communities.

Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday October 27, 2015: Listen to part 2 of our interview with Vanessa Mason, founder of Riveted Partners and a digital health product strategist for early-stage digital health startups specializing in early and new product development and user acquisition.

The Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology published a study recently revealing that Patients who were poor, black, older, unmarried or on Medicare or Medicaid were less likely to use an electronic health record portal to manage their chronic kidney disease. Similar results on patients with diabetes were found.

So are things like digital health portals reinforcing disparities in healthcare access?


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…