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The fight for techquity

Addressing the barriers to healthtech

Techquity is equity in health technology

Technology has become an inextricable part of the health care story looking to improve outcomes, safety and innovation. Technology can be a bridge to the health care system. Yet vulnerable, underserved and marginalized communities may be left on the other side of the digital divide.

This Venture Beat article featuring Optum SVP of Analytics, Tushar Mehrotra, explores the four core elements of techquity:

  • Digital access
  • Digital literacy
  • Health care literacy
  • Consumer trust

Get ideas for how to fundamentally change your approach to building technology and incorporate techquity into your organization.

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