Kistein Monkhouse, MPA is the CEO & founder of Patient Orator, a digital health startup, that is using a mobile app to help underserved patients document their medical symptoms to empower their voices in their healthcare experience. She is a public policy expert and former healthcare frontline staff who saw an urgent need to build bridges across communities in healthcare.

She is an award-winning documentarian of the documentary Humanizing Health Care, a narrative-driven emotionally paced film about healthcare experiences in the United States. Kistein is an advisory board member of We The Patients NY, an initiative by the Community Service Society of NY. She is a patient advocate on a mission to dismantle systemic inequities that cause health disparities across the healthcare ecosystem.

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Exploring Ways to Use Data to Improve Health and Well-Being

Health Datapalooza theme lead Kistein Monkhouse explores key topics that will be explored at next week’s meeting on health and well-being, including health data gaps exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic and approaches by experts in the field to overcome and assess challenges faced by underserved communities, and vaccine hesitancy.
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