How Digital Technologies are Advancing Health Equity


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Digital technology can give organizations more data, giving them more visibility not only into patients’ clinical profiles but also population health profiles and socioeconomic profiles.

Our panel of experts will discuss how health plans can effectively tap the potential of digital technologies to improve care delivery, outcomes and equity for traditionally underserved populations. Learn strategies and best practices you can implement in your own organization!


  • Paula Gutierrez, Director, Health Equity, Director of Health Equity for CVS Kidney Care, a CVS Health Company
  • Seun O. Ross, Executive Director, Health Equity, Independence Blue Cross
  • Paula LeClair, US General Manager,

Panelist bios:

This episode is sponsored by is the global leader in turning the smartphone camera into a clinical-grade medical device for at-home urinalysis and digital wound management

Their smartphone-powered home kidney test (pause) aids in the early detection of chronic kidney disease and helps close gaps in access and care for over 500,000 patients worldwide. Beyond being recently featured by CNBC, Fast Company and the Financial Times, Healthy IO is partnered with some of the nation's leading health plans and the National Health Service in the United Kingdom b/c of the test’s ease of use, high completion rates, and the huge potential savings.

They are the first company to convert your smartphone into a clinical-grade medical device to enable at-home testing with instant results.

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