Health Equity

Better health
for all

Since Sharecare’s earliest days, we have fought the fragmentation in healthcare that contributes to inequity. We have seen progress, but we also recognize there is much more to do. We will not rest until the health ecosystem works together better, for all.

Becoming all together better

“…Sharecare is just getting started. We will continue to speak up for those whose voices may not be heard. We will advocate for equity in healthcare, social justice, and the promotion of diversity and inclusion. We know recognizing that our differences, such as gender, ethnicity, age, nationality, sexual orientation, physical ability, experiences, and thinking style, have the power to make Sharecare and the world more, creative, innovative, compassionate, and simply better.”

Henry Jay

Sharecare’s General Counsel & Diversity Officer

All together better

At Sharecare, our actions are driven by our philosophy that we are all together better. It’s a principle that recognizes and celebrates every person’s individuality in the pursuit of optimal well-being for all.

We are committed to supporting each individual through the lens of their personal health and making high-quality care more accessible and affordable for everyone; yet, inherent in that undertaking and our philosophy is the acknowledgement of the profound effects – including and especially injustice in health – that past and present factors driving inequality has on so many.

“All together better” means that we at Sharecare embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core value, which in turn shapes how we serve our communities and customers, how we work, how we recruit, and most importantly, how we treat one another.

Sharecare is committed to the authentic cultivation and promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion through the products and services that we create and offer; through our work, recruiting and retention practices; through our vendor selection and resource allocation; and most importantly, through our everyday actions and the culture that we foster.

At Sharecare, we know that diversity, equity, and inclusion truly make us all together better.

Fostering equality through innovation

Our approach to business and product innovation is driven by our commitment to equity and inclusivity as we reimagine care. Read perspectives from Sharecare leaders on how this comes to life in our everyday work.

Gender inclusivity
Diversity and inclusion no matter how you identify. Learn more
Accessibility
Universal design principles to ensure access for all. Learn more
Democratizing medical research
Connecting research to care with real-world evidence
Social determinants of health
Understanding factors impacting the health of your community. Learn more

Equity in our practices

We cultivate health equity, diversity and inclusion in our day-to-day operations and environment. Differences have the power to make our company and our world more compassionate, creative, innovative, efficient.

Thus, we’re devoted to promoting this in practices that extend beyond our service offerings, such as our talent and recruitment strategies, vendor selection and procurement, and our philanthropic initiatives.

The company we keep

Our partnerships are among the most impactful ways we’re making healthcare and our world all together better. We’re proud to collaborate with these organizations that are making a difference by promoting equity and inclusivity in healthcare.

Health equity can only be achieved by bringing together different sectors, organizations, and partners to improve the conditions in which we live, work, and play.

Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean, Boston University School of Public Health

For some of us, racism is the first pandemic we’ve experienced, and it has persisted for centuries. When compounded decade after decade and generation after generation in the form of housing discrimination, employment, and healthcare and other factors, the realities of poor health and total well-being are not surprising. We have an opportunity before us to change the trajectory and create a reality where total well-being can be realized for not some, but all.

Jessica Brooks, President and CEO, Pittsburgh Business Group on Health

At Sharecare, our goal is to ensure that in the face of continued inequity and dissimilarity, community-driven care means both surfacing these data and identifying interventions that augment health outcomes for [underserved] populations, locally and nationally.

Elizabeth Colyer, Senior Vice President, Community Well-Being Index, Sharecare

Inequities in health in Rural America have been well established, including everything from lower levels of education to higher rates of obesity and diabetes. To make matters worse… these individuals also struggle to receive access to care.

Dr. David Hess, Dean, Medical College of Georgia

Contact Sharecare to learn more.