A Look Inside Acclinate, a Techstars Startup Company Working to Fight Racial Disparities in Healthcare

Disparities in healthcare are one of the biggest problems facing America’s Black and Brown population today, from soaring costs to lack of adequate medical coverage. This is especially true within the realm of medical research, where a vast majority of the testing for new pharmaceuticals and experimental therapies is focused almost entirely on white volunteers.…

Acclinate’s Tiffany Whitlow cures health care ills

Acclinate co-founder and chief development officer Tiffany Jordan-Whitlow is an innovator and entrepreneur with a combined 15 years’ experience in economic development, marketing, healthcare management and community engagement. The committed community and health care advocate is a lifelong learner dedicated to strengthening communities through diversity, equity, and inclusion. While talking heads around the nation are involved in…

Acclinate selected for international investment, innovation program

Acclinate has been selected for the 2021 class of the Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Acclinate is a minority-owned, Alabama-based company that strives to achieve health equity and personalized health care for all by diversifying genomic data and clinical research. The Social Impact Accelerator program provides virtual mentoring, funding and global connections to 10 for-profit, mission-driven…

LOCAL GROUP WORKING TO GET MINORITIES MORE INVOLVED IN CLINICAL TRIALS

Acclinate’s #NowIncluded works to use trusted partners to educate and empower these communities to take control of their health. An Alabama group is working to encourage more minorities to take part in clinical trials through the spread of information from “trusted sources.” #NowIncluded, an effort backed by Acclinate, hopes to educate the community and empower…

Informed Consent

This document is produced by the CEAL Inclusive Participation Group for investigators and trialists as best practices to maximize engagement, dispel misinformation and foster trust. The priority populations for these trials are minorities and the elderly. The purpose of informed consent it to ensure that a volunteer can make an informed choice about taking part,…