We talked with Dhruva Rajendra and David Dimock, CTIS-Health 2.0 Developer Challenge, about the biggest challenges, trends and developments in health care technology at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 Fall Conference.
These developer challenge winners were asked by the Lucille Packard Foundation to create a program that could get parents of children with special health needs more educated, empowered, and engaged. Team School Records created a pilot for children with asthma living in California, including an EHR where the school nurse and parents can remain connected at any given time during the day, connecting the EHR updates with parent’s cell phones via text message, as well as air quality text updates in real-time.
With over 20 online challenges and 6 code-a-thon events across the country, 2011 has been the year where the challenge model has brought innovation to health care. Under the rubric of the America COMPETES Act, ONC has contracted with Health 2.0 to run its Investing in Innovation i2 Challenge series. The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge continues with both HHS and private sector challenges. In the video above, see the winners from both the online Challenges and the live code-a-thons. And hear about several brand new challenges being launched with significant prizes.
Todd Park, CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services discusses the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge program.
See winners from both the online Health 2.0 Developer Challenge and the most recent Health 2.0 code-a-thons.
In this episode of the Health 2.0 Show, Kyle Robertson kicks us off with a demonstration of the brand new Health 2.0 TV. Then, as usual, our Jean-Luc Neptune waxes poetically about the latest goings on with the Health 2.0 Developer Challenges, before kicking the ball over to Matthew Holt for a big announcement: Health 2.0 Spring Fling and Matchpoint Boston! Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya walk us through all the exciting events planned for our Spring Fling, while Marco Smit describes what Matchpoint is and why you should be excited about it. To round out the show, we have an update on our India 2012 conference and a recap of the Berlin 2011 conference.
The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge was announced in June 2010 as a result of the Community Health Data Initiative. Since it’s announcement, it’s created 10+ challenges and dozens of teams working on them. This session will highlight a handful of the winners, with information about the future of innovation in Health 2.0.