Over 200 innovators across the U.S. submitted applications to Technology for Healthy Communities. The selected innovators and community pairs are implementing projects that will address the social determinants of health at the point of care, coordinate care for people with chronic disease, and collect bicycle and pedestrian traffic data to improve safety.
Healthify, a NYC-based company with a leading collaborative software solution, is partnering with ACCESSHealth Spartanburg, a non-profit agency primarily working with the uninsured population in Spartanburg County, SC. Together, along with the support of Spartanburg Way to Wellville and the Mary Black Foundation, they are piloting their community resource platform to provide community interventions for social determinants of health at the point of care.
CTY, a St. Louis-based tech company, is partnering with The Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida, the City of Jacksonville and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative to conduct a pilot in Jacksonville, FL. NuminaTM sensors will collect bicycle and pedestrian traffic data, which the City of Jacksonville will use to assess current conditions, plan further improvements, and identify safe opportunities in the community for residents to be more physically active.
Welkin Health, a San Francisco-based health technology company, focuses on tackling chronic diseases through tools that enhance patient-provider relationships, manage chronic disease care, and promote patient engagement. The Community Health Center Network is partnering with Welkin Health to implement a case management tool that engages members, eases current community healthcare worker (CHW) burden and helps CHWs to effectively and efficiently coordinate care.