#healthequity Archives - Truveta

Happy Birthday Truveta

On this date last year, Truveta was officially founded by four innovative health providers, Providence, Advocate Aurora Health, Tenet Health, and Trinity Health. September 22 will always be a special day for us. As I think back, I’m reminded that Truveta was born of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic began ravaging our country and … Continued

A Conversation with Rod Hochman, Providence Health System

Truveta began as an idea within Providence and they have played a crucial leadership role in our formation. As one of our 17 health provider members, we are thrilled to continue to work with the Providence team each day as we are building Truveta. We are honored to have this Q&A with Rod Hochman, the … Continued

A Conversation with Jono Luk: His Personal Crusade to Take the Luck Out of Inequity by Giving Back

What is your role at Truveta? I’m vice president of product management. I’m responsible for building the Truveta platform with a focus on four key areas: the data ingestion into the platform, data modeling, security and compliance, and how researchers will use Truveta and the de-identified data. Truveta is enabling research on a big set … Continued

A Conversation with Elizabeth Shulman: How early-in-career engineer brings social impact passion to her daily work

What do you focus on at Truveta? I’m a software engineer. Previously I worked mostly on our DevOps infrastructure, and now I’m beginning to spend half my time on UI/UX (user interface, user experience) work for our researcher-facing app. Front-end development is new for me, and I’m grateful that my team has been supportive of … Continued

My Passion for Health Equity and Doing Differently

A century ago, my Mexican great-grandfather, Ricardo Angelo Mestres, died of the Influenza of 1918 at the age of 39. Born in Tampico, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico, he had lifted himself up from sweeping pool halls to support his widowed mother and five sisters. And then, some years later, he fell, alongside the … Continued

A Conversation with Dave Heiner, Truveta Chief Policy Officer and General Counsel

What will you focus on at Truveta? I will help the company establish policies for how it will handle data to advance human health. How we preserve patient anonymity while enabling researchers to draw insights; how to do research in a way that reflects the ethical imperatives of our health systems; how we make healthcare … Continued

Creating Truveta to Save Lives with Data

It was March 2020. I was quarantined in my home with my family, genuinely a little scared for the world at large. What is going on with this new virus? How do I protect those I love? Why are so many dying? Why don’t we have more data to help us now? That same month … Continued