Dr. Marc Mitchell, who spread digital health tech around the world, dies at 70

Marc Mitchell, MD, a pediatrician and lecturer in global health at the Harvard University School of Public Health in Boston, died June 25, The Boston Globe reports.

Dr. Mitchell was the founder and president of D-tree International, a Norwell, Mass.-based company creating and distributing data-driven digital health technologies to improve outcomes in developing nations. In the 15 years since its founding, the organization is estimated to have impacted more than 2 million people in 16 nations.

"I know that we can deliver high-quality care to every patient, but I also know that in many parts of the world, that goal is elusive," he once said, according to the Globe. "It's important to me that people everywhere, no matter where they live, have access to good care."

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