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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.
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.
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.
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).
Apps for Health: New “Leading Health Indicators App Challenge” Aims to Make It Easier for Americans to Get Healthier
Wil Yu | January 24, 2012
We’re very excited to have launched a new Investing in Innovation challenge partnering with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in support of the Healthy People 2020 initiative, which establishes benchmarks for healthy living and provides 10-year goals for improving the health of all Americans.Read Full Post.