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ONC Launches New Health Data Platform i2 Challenges
Wil Yu | July 16, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) 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 drive better outcomes, engage users in their health, and improve health care quality. The first series of i2 challenges targeted at developing new functionality for the HHS’ Health Data Platform is available at HealthData.gov.Read Full Post.
Join ONC at This Year’s Health Datapalooza
Wil Yu | June 1, 2012
The Health Data Initiative Forum (HDI) is a flagship initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Open Government Plan that brings together innovators, entrepreneurs, consumers, health care professionals, data gurus, and public and private sector organizations to unleash the power of health data and innovation in ways that improve health and health care.Read Full Post.
ONC Launches New i2 Ocular Imaging Challenge
Wil Yu | May 18, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is excited to announce the launch of a new Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative developer contest! The i2 program promotes the use of technology to find solutions that drive better outcomes, engage users in their health, and improve health care quality. The “Ocular Imaging Challenge” tasks developers with creating an application that improves interoperability among office-based ophthalmic imaging devices, measurement devices,Read Full Post.
ONC Launches Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge to Help Reduce Medical Errors
Wil Yu | May 15, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is proud to launch the Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge, designed to spur development of platform-agnostic health IT tools to facilitate the reporting of medical errors in hospital and outpatient settings. This developer contest is part of ONC’s Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative, which holds competitions to accelerate development and adoption of technology solutions that enhance quality and outcomes.Read Full Post.
New Innovation Challenge Will Help People with Disabilities Access Their Health Records
Wil Yu | February 7, 2012
We are extremely excited to announce the launch of a new Investing in Innovations mobile app challenge, the “EHR Accessibility Module Challenge.”
Improving Access to Health Records
ONC’s mission includes reducing health disparities, ensuring secure and protected patient health information, and reducing health care costs. As such, we are challenging multidisciplinary teams to create and test a module or application that makes it easy for people with disabilities to access their health information stored in electronic health records (EHRs).