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
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.