Black Woman Develops App to Reduce Healthcare Racial Bias

Studies have confirmed Black patients tend to fair better when treated by Black doctors. After Kimberly Wilson personally experienced this phenomenon, she set her sights on helping Black patients find Black doctors. Wilson developed HUED, an app that allows people of color to search, review, and schedule appointments with physicians inclined to understand and meet their physical and cultural needs.

Wilson described the HUED app as a solution that “… not only reduces the economic toll of payers (resulting from racial disparities)…┬ábut also drastically improves health outcomes…”

To learn more about the journey of a woman who saw a problem in Black & Brown communities, and then worked to produce a solution, click here. Be inspired!

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