Acclinate, Inc. (“Acclinate”) and Savvy Coop, Ltd. (“Savvy”) are collaborating to provide more incentivized healthcare opportunities for communities of color.
The partnership was formed when the two companies connected on a shared purpose – shaping community experiences through inclusive health opportunities. Acclinate promotes health equity by accessing and engaging communities of color to empower them to make better health decisions, including understanding clinical research as an option for improving health outcomes. “As we continue to scale our community, it’s important that we provide our members with the greatest level of opportunity to enrich their health experiences and lives. I’m looking forward to working with the Savvy team to empower our community in these unique ways,” says Del Smith, Ph.D., Co-Founder and CEO of Acclinate.
Savvy is a patient-owned co-op that amplifies patient experiences to create positive change. Savvy gives patients direct ways to share their experiences with health innovators while advocating for fair compensation for their contributions. “We believe the power to shift healthcare lies with the patients. We are the experts and we should be equitably compensated for sharing our lived experiences. I’m thrilled to partner with Acclinate to ensure more people of color are included in these opportunities as we work together to create more meaningful and inclusive innovations,” said Jen Horonjeff, Founder and CEO of Savvy Cooperative.
Bringing together Acclinate and Savvy’s unique strengths will provide an enriched patient and community experience for people of color. Often, patient voices aren’t included in the development of healthcare solutions. With Savvy, Acclinate’s NOWINCLUDED community will have more opportunities to be incentivized for sharing their voices and experiences. Together, the companies look forward to advancing health innovations and clinical trial research diversity with community-centered insights around behavioral motivations, adequate and equitable incentives, and affective trust.
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Acclinate's vision is health equity through inclusive research. We are a digital health company specializing in accessing and engaging communities of color so they can make informed decisions about clinical trial participation. Learn more at https://www.acclinate.com/.
About Savvy Cooperative
Savvy Cooperative is the first and only patient-owned public benefit co-op that helps the healthcare industry get the patient insights they need to create better patient-centered products and services. Savvy's research platform allows companies and innovators to connect directly with diverse patients and caregivers across rare and common conditions in order to participate in market research, user-testing, consumer insights and co-design opportunities. Savvy was named one of Entrepreneur magazine's 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs for its unique model that empowers patients to use their health experiences and leverage their networks to increase diversity and inclusion in product development and commercialization. For more information about Savvy Cooperative, please visit https://www.savvy.coop/.