Sector : Health Equity
Launched : 2022

A culturally-fluent solution that helps your diverse employees better engage with healthcare.

Coral was founded by a team of health equity, DEI and medical pioneers passionate about improving the health experience for diverse communities. Its culturally fluent health platform improves engagement and long-term outcomes of diverse communities through education, activation and healthcare resources tailored to meet unique cultural needs.


Co-Founder & CEO

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Hewett Chiu is Co-Founder and CEO of Coral Health, which leverages technology to revolutionize the way diverse communities receive preventive healthcare in a culturally fluent way. Throughout his career, Hewett has focused on driving health system transformation and integration of care models for underserved, vulnerable, and marginalized populations. Prior to Coral, Hewett was Executive Director at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene where he led the city’s public mental health and primary care clinical integration initiative – the largest operation of its kind in the United States. He has served as Chief Operating Officer and interim Chief Executive Officer of Fern Health, developing multidisciplinary digital health solutions based on pain neuroscience to manage persistent pain and combat the opioid epidemic. In addition, Hewett is Co-Founder, President & CEO of the Academy of Medical & Public Health Services (AMPHS), where he championed a community-based approach to integrate clinical care with wraparound social services in addressing social determinants of health for high risk and vulnerable populations.

Hewett received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and his MPA in Health Law & Finance from New York University. Currently, Hewett is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Administration at NYU Wagner teaching healthcare and public sector management. Previous awards include the President’s Volunteer Service Award – Gold, UnitedHealth Scholar, Special Congressional Recognition and Wells Fargo’s 2015 10 10 Influential Asian Americans in the United States.

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