Healthcare Disparities and Digital Health

  • Michele Griffith, MD - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Errol Campbell, MD - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Roger Graham, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Dr. Ankush BANSAL
  • Dr. Motti HAIMI
  • Grace MURITHI
  • Yngrid PEREZ-TORRENS
  • Najidullah AHMED
  • Nuru NABUUSO

Goals

To provide a forum and platform to disseminate information on the application of digital health tools, best practices in telemedicine and strategies for eliminating healthcare disparities in African, African- American and Caribbean populations.

 

Planned activities

  • Offer webinars focusing on the unique challenges of delivering healthcare to historically underserved African American, Caribbean and African communities, highlighted during the pandemic, and how digital health has been and can be used to close the healthcare gap.
  • Create a working group chat for ongoing engagement of members to share experiences, ask for advice and serve as a source of support.
  • Identify stakeholders in respective regions to address and eradicate barriers to adoption of telemedicine/digital health.
  • Identify sponsors and interested parties willing to collaborate on digital health initiatives to Improve access to high quality care for historically disadvantaged communities.