TracFone Wireless benefits underserved in US

TracFone Wireless Inc. said it is partnering with the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT) to support the “Advancing Health Equity through Precision Medicine Tools” Challenge (www.PMIChallenge.org).

TracFone and the other partners in the Challenge are being recognized here this week for their support during the HIMSS Connected Health Conference.

The challenge is an undertaking of the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative) to:

> Address the precision medicine needs of people in underserved and medically underserved communities;
> Facilitate participation of people from underserved and medically underserved communities to the precision medicine cohort; and
> Promote the use of open health platforms to expand the breadth, depth and interoperability of digital health tools and associated data to support the Precision Medicine Initiative.

With over 25 million subscribers, TracFone Wireless, Inc. is the largest no-contract cell phone provider in the US.