BOSTON—The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon, has partnered with Olive as the Official Healthcare Automation Partner of all B.A.A. events. Olive will also serve as a sponsor of the Boston Marathon, B.A.A. 5K, B.A.A. 10K, and B.A.A. Half Marathon.
“Collaborating with innovative and data-driven companies allows us as an organization to enhance our existing initiatives and to create new community-facing programs.” said Tom Grilk, B.A.A. President and C.E.O. “Our partnership with Olive will allow us to further our commitment to support our participants and the Boston community on a year-round basis.”
Through its partnership with the B.A.A., Olive will focus on supporting Boston-based charities and community members, with the ultimate goal of promoting healthcare efficiencies. At the upcoming Boston Marathon, Olive will field a team of ten athletes and will have a physical presence at the Boston Marathon Fan Fest, presented by Amazon, where they will donate $100 for every mile tracked to Boston’s Children’s Hospital. Olive will also show their support for the 125th Boston Marathon participants at their cheer zone at Coolidge Corner.
“Olive is proud to cheer on the humans in healthcare as we continue to make our industry more efficient, more affordable, and more human,” said Sean Lane, CEO of Olive. “Every day, healthcare workers are running marathons and Olive is empowering humans to focus on the marathons that matter. Today, as an official partner of all B.A.A. events, we’re thrilled to cheer on the runners of the Boston Marathon, B.A.A. 5K, B.A.A. 10K, and B.A.A. Half Marathon.
Olive was founded to challenge the status quo, designing and applying groundbreaking technologies to bring healthcare into the 21st century. It’s addressing healthcare's most burdensome issues through automation — delivering hospitals, health systems and payers increased revenue, reduced costs, and improved efficiency. Olive’s cutting-edge AI technology is supercharging the healthcare workforce, enhancing the impact of their work and the quality of care provided to their patients.
The B.A.A. and Olive will also collaborate on campaigns highlighting the medical community and programming that is focused on inspiring innovation in the math and science landscape.