Live Chair Health partners with Higi to enhance screenings efforts and augment their ability to connect members of the Black community with health resources and care
From Higi Press Release
Chicago, IL – May 11, 2021 – Higi, a consumer health engagement company partnering with leading retail and healthcare organizations to provide access to care via an omnichannel platform that includes a connected network of Smart Health Stations, today announced their partnership with Live Chair Health. The technology platform, whose booking service for barbershops evolved into a game changing healthcare company on a mission to foster life-saving conversations about cardiovascular health is adding Higi to their suite of tools to enable barbers to empower their customers to understand and take action to improve their health.
For the two organizations, each working in their own ways to address health inequities, the partnership was a natural fit. Live Chair Health brings their established network of barbers, true influencers in their community with the ability to drive real change for a population who express high levels of distrust with traditional healthcare system, which tends to lead to poorer health. Higi provides the technology to amplify their work, automating blood pressure screenings and education while adding additional risk assessments and care programs, increasing health engagement overall and further identifying opportunities for preventive care. Read more here.