CreakyJoints Espanol

Jun 14, 2021, 08:20 PM

This week, we sat down with Daniel Hernandez, MD, and Shilpa Venkatachalam, PhD, MPH, of CreakyJoints, to highlight health disparities in marginalized communities and introduce their exciting new venture, CreakyJoints Espanol. 1:17: The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed health disparities in historically marginalized communities, including Spanish speaking communities. What are some of the ways in which CreakyJoints is addressing these long-standing disparities? 5:51: How have health disparities impacted Spanish speaking patients living with rheumatologic conditions like arthritis? 7:59: What are some of the specific barriers that the Hispanic community faces securing access to doctor's diagnosis and treatments? 8:59: Hispanics have been underrepresented in medical research. Why is that? 9:55: CreakyJoints launched ArthritisPower more than 5 years ago. Why did you create Arthritis Power Espanol when the app was already available to all US people living with forms of joint bone and inf

This week, we sat down with Daniel Hernandez, MD, and Shilpa Venkatachalam, PhD, MPH, of CreakyJoints, to highlight health disparities in marginalized communities and introduce their exciting new venture, CreakyJoints Espanol.

Time stamps:

1:17: The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed health disparities in historically marginalized communities, including Spanish speaking communities. What are some of the ways in which CreakyJoints is addressing these long-standing disparities?

5:51: How have health disparities impacted Spanish speaking patients living with rheumatologic conditions like arthritis?

7:59: What are some of the specific barriers that the Hispanic community faces securing access to doctor's diagnosis and treatments?

8:59: Hispanics have been underrepresented in medical research. Why is that?

9:55: CreakyJoints launched ArthritisPower more than 5 years ago. Why did you create Arthritis Power Espanol when the app was already available to all US people living with forms of joint bone and inflammatory skin conditions as well as arthritis and rheumatological manifestations of gastrointestinal tract conditions?

13:18: What do rheumatologists need to know about ArthritisPower Espanol to encourage their patients to use it?

15:04: Why and how has CreakyJoints Espanol increased its communication platforms to reach Spanish speaking patients and their families?

16:36: Why is offering bilingual evidence-based health information so important to the Hispanic community?

17:08: Looking ahead, what do you hope to learn from Spanish speaking arthritis communities about their experience of arthritis?