An individual's PCP serves as their first point of entry into healthcare. With PCPs serving as a gatekeeper in HMO insurance plans, a strong patient-physician relationship is more crucial than ever. Caralyst's tool will allow insurers to maximize their benefits and incentivize patients to join.SCOTUS's ruling guaranteeing job discrimination protections to LGBTQ+ Americans will allow LGBTQ+ doctors to "heal by telling [their] stories." It is a necessary step for promoting sexuality and gender-based equity.
As linguistic diversity in the United States increases, the healthcare industry must accommodate people with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Caralyst offers patients an easy and accessible platform to ensure that their communication needs will be met. The medical effects of obesity are commonly discussed, however, Caralyst is working to raise awareness for the adverse effects of medical fat shaming. This can be incredibly traumatizing for patients, and physicians must learn to combat sizeist implicit bias. COVID-19 has brought racial health disparities to the forefront of discussion. Caralyst is working to resolve these issues at their root and create a more welcoming healthcare industry.Earlier this month, Missouri became the 38th state to expand Medicaid healthcare coverage. While this is great news, it is also important that we ensure these low-income patients a high standard of care. In April 2020, Caralyst won third place at the Skandalaris Venture Competition held by WashU's Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship.50% of small businesses are considering changing their health insurer. Find out why Caralyst's services are more necessary now than ever.Did you know the United States has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world? African American and Indigenous women are over three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related issues compared to other races. Experts point to physician implicit bias and systemic racism. Imagine this: You’re new to town and need a new primary physician. You go through the arduous process of internet searching and schedule an appointment. However, upon learning that you are transgender, the doctor declines to prescribe your medication. Is this even possible?The COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd have largely publicized the systemic discrimination and injustices that affect BIPOC communities in the United States. Caralyst is working to provide a fast-acting solution to combat institutional racism in the healthcare industry.