Tag Archives: developer challenge

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Pilot Day is Approaching Fast – Feb. 17, 2016

On February 17, join New York City Economic Development Corporation in partnership with Health 2.0 and Blueprint Health for Pilot Day 2015. This event is an opportunity to discover and celebrate this year’s winning teams of Pilot Health Tech NYC. … Continue reading

Using Health IT to Mobilize Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

As many of you know, ONC has sponsored several health and health care related mobile app and video development challenges over the past few years with the goal of providing tools and information to both patients and consumers that can … Continue reading

The State of the Innovation Address: Health 2.0’s Neptune on Developer Challenges

On an inside job, Senior Vice President at Health 2.0 Jean-Luc Neptune, MD, MBA, interviewed with us at Health Datapalooza IV. Neptune heads the developer challenge program in New York City and has carried out numerous innovation challenges over the … Continue reading

Gaming Challenge Heads into Phase II: Make it Work

Last year two Johns Hopkins University medical students got on stage at Health Datapalooza III and accepted a $100,000 check. Since then, many have heard of the duo’s company called Symcat. The Symcat app, an online symptom checker, was the … Continue reading

Allscripts Awards Prizes to 15 Challenge Winners. Now on to Phase Two

Allscripts announced 15 Open App Challenge award recipients Monday on the floor of HIMSS13. The developers each received a prize of $10,000 and now move on to phase two of the competition. Allscripts first announced the challenge last October at … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Berlin Code-a-thon Results: Jog of War and Other Winning Apps

The Health 2.0 Berlin Code-a-thon, sponsored by Aetna International, was an intense two-day competition of global proportions. The code-a-thon brought together a diverse group of health technology stakeholders set on creating innovative solutions to disrupt health care. After an intense … Continue reading

Doc Gurley’s Notes on the SF HealthE Habits Code-a-thon and Winning Demos

The 2012 Health 2.0 San Francisco HealthE Habits Code-a-thon challenged participants to create solutions that enable people to change unhealthy behaviors. One of the return judges, Dr. Jan Gurley, is a clinician. Working with patients, she is always trying to … Continue reading

SMART API & Indivo Crowdsource the Creation of Patient-facing Apps

As a patient, it’s astonishing how little access we have to our own health data in a format that is easily understandable. That’s why the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is excited to have launched the … Continue reading

ONC Launches the Reporting Safety Events Challenge

This challenge addresses a stark reality centered on hospitals struggling to increase internal incident reporting — a major reason being the busyness of care providers. Daily, hospital workers fight to create effective systems for the quality and risk management staff … Continue reading

ONC Launches New Health Data Platform Challenges

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is excited to have launched a series of new Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative competitions at the recent Health Datapalooza! The i2 program promotes the use of technology to find solutions that … Continue reading

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