Health Equity x Tech

This multi-part series explores the intersection of health equity, technology and the workforce, with a focus on solutions being developed to ease inequities, especially in Philadelphia.

The series asks: What's working in boosting health equity in Philadelphia? Who is working on this issue? What historical factors must be considered? And what can the average Philadelphian do to ease the problem?

It is underwritten by Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a state-backed funder of early-stage and established technology firms.

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Diversity & Inclusion

How can entrepreneurs tackle health inequities with tech solutions?

By Michael Butler

As the saying goes, those closest to the problem are often closest to the solution. Here’s a look at local founders using technology to bring affordability, cultural awareness and ease to Black and brown communities underserved by the traditional healthcare system.