‘This is the foundation’: Health tech leaders discuss access, inequity, and community at CES

first_img Tags Health Disparitiesmedical technologySTAT+ [email protected] For all the focus on digital health at the Consumer Electronics Show for the past decade, there has been little substantive coverage of how the sector can tackle health inequity — or how certain technologies have exacerbated long-standing health disparities.That changed notably at this year’s virtual CES, with a number of sessions dedicated to exploring thorny ethical issues that, if unaddressed, could deepen existing forms of historic inequality. ‘This is the foundation’: Health tech leaders discuss access, inequity, and community at CES Health Tech What’s included? Log In | Learn More Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Health Tech Correspondent, San Francisco Erin is a California-based health tech reporter and the co-author of the STAT Health Tech newsletter. What is it? Erin Brodwin By Erin Brodwin Jan. 14, 2021 Reprints linkedin.com/in/erinbrodwin/ Unlock this article — and get additional analysis of the technologies disrupting health care — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTED ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images @erbrod GET STARTED About the Author Reprintslast_img read more