Bridging the Digital Equity Gap for Baltimore Residents
One of the many issues COVID-19 further exacerbated was the digital divide, highlighting the need to bridge equity gaps. In Baltimore specifically, nearly 40 percent of city residents do not have access to the internet or cable at home. According to the Abell Foundation, one in three residents does not own a computer or tablet. Because many of these households are low-income, digital access is likely low on their list of priorities.
When many used telehealth to receive care from home, what did that mean for people who do not have access to this type of care?
Ricardo R. Johnson, Head of Healthworx, recently shared his thoughts on this issue with the Daily Record. Read the commentary.