Healthcare Innovation January 30, 2023
Janette Wider

CVS Health has launched a new initiative focusing on health disparities through collaborations with Meharry Medical College, Sinai Chicago, and Wayne State University

On Jan. 26, CVS Health announced via a press release that it is launching a new initiative that aims to address barriers to care in underserved communities. The initiative, dubbed the CVS Health Community Equity Alliance, will focus on expanding the community health worker workforce, improving connections between healthcare institutions and communities, and addressing disparities in heart health and mental health outcomes.

The press release states that “The first institutions joining the initiative are Nashville, Tenn.-based Meharry Medical College, Sinai Chicago, and Detroit-based Wayne State University. CVS Health is providing funding to each institution for locally tailored...

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