PROJECT TYRONE

Project Tyrone is today’s solution to addressing the negative impact of low health literacy levels among under-represented communities by transforming the patient-provider relationships with innovation grounded in technology and cultural sensitivity.

Meet Armani, an African American man born and raised in Southeast Washington,DC

Frustrated & Confused

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Meet Tyrone

Relieved & Empowered

A technology tool co-designed with the community that will serve as a communication bridge between the patient and their healthcare team.

Low health literacy impacts every community and represents our biggest threat in healthcare!

African-American Adults in DC who had a doctor’s office or clinic visit from 2012-2017 have the highest incidence of indicating that health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand.

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 Project Tyrone's Team

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Carlisha Gentles

Founder

Dissipating Disarities

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Kesha Lee

Founder

#Ward8Reads

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