Patient Discovery announces steering committee dedicated to reducing disparities in cancer care

Nationally Recognized Champions of Health Equity Named as Inaugural Members.

BOSTON, July 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Patient discoveryleader in using patient-centric data to drive equitable health outcomes, recently announced inaugural members of new group Connect life to care Steering Committee. This group will focus on improving access to care and outcomes for all cancer patients. Committee members were selected for their decades of experience and leadership in advancing action for equitable health care.

Connecting Life to Care is a nationwide initiative that aims to promote equity in cancer care by using patient-generated data to develop industry-wide standards that measure gaps, interventions and outcomes. Focused on collaborative action, the initiative is bringing together leaders from across the healthcare industry to establish and share data-driven best practices that will help drive policy change and inform legislative decisions at the local, state and national levels.

The interdisciplinary steering committee includes preeminent health equity leaders who will bring their collective expertise across the healthcare ecosystem to achieve the initiative’s bold mission.

Connecting Life to Care Steering Committee members include:

  • April MimsVice President of Public Policy at his and hers, authorized New York attorney and former director of public policy at Lyft
  • Anabell Castro Thompson, Senior Vice President at Suvida Healthcare, Nurse Practitioner, member of the American Academy of Nursing and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and former Senior Vice President of Health Equity at Equality Health
  • Dr. Kelli TiceGuideWell’s Chief Health Equity Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs
  • Dr. Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Affiliate Professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington UniversityChief Health Officer at Marti Health and former Chief Health Equity Officer at IBM Watson Health

“These leading voices in health equity will enable the Connecting Life to Care initiative to accelerate nationwide progress on how to understand and address disparities in cancer care,” he says Shelby Chamberlain, Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder of Patient Discovery. “They will provide the governance and expertise needed for this initiative to develop authentic solutions that benefit all patients.”

The Connecting Life to Care initiative is powered by Patient Discovery Fair Care Platform, which enables diverse patient populations to reflect and communicate appointment priorities, health-related social needs, treatment issues, and preferences with their providers. This approach removes the administrative burden of discovery from already minimized care teams and provides a new standardized dataset that measures the prevalence of health-related social needs, the effectiveness of interventions and, in the future, the impact on medical outcomes and total cost of care.

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Patient Discovery’s mission is to make equitable care a reality by transforming the patient’s voice into a new generation of actionable data and real-world intelligence that helps identify, understand and address patient needs and deliver true care. complete to the person. Leveraging a purpose-built technology platform to generate patient-based insights into care priorities, health-related societal needs, concerns, and treatment preferences, we drive healthcare equity and ensure patients are heard, listened to, and supported at every touchpoint across the globe. their treatment journey.

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