Google.org: CareMessage

CareMessage is a text message based patient outreach platform that improves access to care for underserved and underinsured communities. The service provides tools and resources to educate patients to manage and prevent health impacts.

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Program Strategy

  • The program focuses on Access to Care, Healthy Behaviors, and Disease Burdens, aiming to provide underserved communities with resources to improve their overall health.
  • CareMessage focuses on underserved and underinsured communities in the United States.

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Program Details

  • Products and Services and Community Engagement are the Scopes of Action.
  • Partners include the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, AmeriCares, and AstraZeneca.
  • CareMessage is continuing to grow, with over 1 million patients served.

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Program Metrics

Near-Term Outcomes
  • Number of cervical cancer screenings scheduled.
  • Percentreduction in blood glucose levels.
  • Weight loss: Pounds lost (versus control group).
Long-Term Impacts

Metrics not yet available. However, applicable metrics include:

  • Diabetes rates
  • Obesity rates
  • Healthy eating choices 
  • Cancer mortality rates
  • Hypertension and control

Program: Community Engagement | Products and Services


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