Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge
A challenge seeking innovative ideas to better understand health disparities in the areas of mental health, inflammatory bowel diseases, and cardiovascular disease. Populations of interest include racial and ethnic minority populations (Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native) as well as the rural and urban poor.
Considerations will be given to:
- Data integration aspect of population health
- Identify gaps within communities of color that are amenable to change
- Provide actionable insights to inform potential targeted interventions and resource development
- Barriers to equitable access to healthcare across the
patient journey including the patient/physician level and
- Cultural or social determinants of health (SDOH) related barriers, symptom awareness/recognition, enablement of care-seeking behaviors
- Getting diagnosed
- Access to primary/specialty care, access to evidence-based interventions, barriers to initiating and maintaining treatment
- Physician/patient relationship
- Appropriate support to enable patient to access, fulfill, and adhere to treatment to maximize benefits and minimize risks
Eligibility is open to U.S. based innovators including entrepreneurs, health systems experts, technologists, researchers, academia, and students.
Grant funding will be awarded in increments of $200,000, $100,000, and $50,000.
Awardees will receive mentoring and access to the Johnson and Johnson Innovation JLABS ecosystem.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.