A challenge is a project in which multidisciplinary teams are tasked with building technology solutions that address issues identified by a sponsoring organization, such as a non-profit, foundation, or for-profit company. Developers, designers, patients, providers, health care organizations, and anyone else interested in health care are invited to take part in the challenge. Winning teams are awarded prizes that range up to $100,000.
Email Jean-Luc Neptune, Senior Vice President, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646-734-2320 if you have any questions or if you’d like to launch a project.
On June 8, 2011, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced the launch of the Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative, a bold new program designed to spur innovations in health IT. The program centers on prizes and competitions to accelerate the development of solutions and communities around key challenges in health IT.
|Reducing Cancer Among Women of Color Challenge||$100,000||Winners Announced|
|Mobilizing Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention Challenge||$80,000||Winners Announced|
|Apps4TotsHealth Challenge||$25,000||Winners Announced|
|Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge: Supporting Survivors||$40,000||Winners Announced|
|Blue Button Co-Design Challenge||$55,000||Winners Announced|
|My Air, My Health: An EPA/HHS Challenge||$160,000||Winners Announced|
Have a problem in healthcare that you think technology could help fix? Want to see what creative developers might do with access to new datasets or platforms? Anyone can sponsor a challenge. You can be a foundation, academic institution, investor, government agency, technology company or healthcare organization. If you have a question, you never know who might have a solution. For more details see the FAQs here. Submit a challenge here!
|Pilot Health Tech NYC 2014||$1,000,000||May 23, 2014|
|Dignity Health and Box Patient Education App Challenge||$100,000||In Phase 2|
|Henry Ford Innovation Institute HealthTech Challenge||$150,000||Closed for Judging|
|Allscripts Open App Challenge||$750,000||Winners Announced|
|Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Games To Generate Data Challenge||$200,000||Winners Announced|
|Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge||$150,000||Winners Announced|
|Patient Portal for New Yorkers Design Challenge||$25,000||Winners Announced|
|PCORI Patient-Researcher Matching Challenge||$125,000||Winners Announced|
|Innovate Health Tech NYC||$50,000||Winners Announced|
|PILOT Health Tech NYC||$1,000,000||Winners Announced|
|Novartis Thalassemia App Challenge||$150,000||Winners Announced|
|Re-imagining Consumer Health With Windows 8 And Healthvault Challenge||$15,000||Winners Announced|
|RWJF Hospital Price Transparency Challenge||$120,000||Winners Announced|