Health Innovation

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Using Health IT to Mobilize Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Judy Murphy | July 17, 2013

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 help them better manage their health and care.  From the Million Hearts Risk Check Challenge to the Blue Button video challenge, we believe that having more health information benefits patients and their doctors alike.

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Achieving eHealth Equity – A report from National Minority Health Month

Erin Poetter Siminerio | April 29, 2013

As part of National Minority Health Month, we’re excited to release a brief report summarizing some important conversations that have recently taken place around the issue of eHealth equity.
As background, in February, ONC helped organize a White House Summit on Achieving eHealth Equity in collaboration with the Office of Minority Health, and ZeroDivide-an organization working to use technology to reduce economic and health disparities.

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