Visually Impaired Engineers Help Design New Health Apps, Improve Accessibility

Apps and smartphones are becoming important tools to track and manage personal health, but millions of disabled Americans still face significant obstacles accessing that technology. iTriage wants to eliminate that barrier, so the Aetna-owned company has partnered with the Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) to have visually impaired engineers work with developers to make forthcoming versions of iTriage and an Aetna app for members that are designed with disabled access in mind.

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