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.
|Apps4TotsHealth Challenge||$25,000||May 20, 2013|
|Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge: Supporting Survivors||$40,000||May 28, 2013|
|My Air, My Health: An EPA/HHS Challenge||$160,000||In Phase 2|
|Mobilizing Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention Challenge||$80,000||Closed for Judging|
|Reducing Cancer Among Women of Color Challenge||$100,000||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||$1,000,000||May 27, 2013|
|Re-imagining Consumer Health With Windows 8 And Healthvault Challenge||$15,000||June 30, 2013|
|Allscripts Open App Challenge||$750,000||In Phase 2|
|Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Games To Generate Data Challenge||$200,000||In Phase 2|
|Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge||$150,000||In Phase 2|
|Patient Portal for New Yorkers Design Challenge||$25,000||Closed for Judging|
|PCORI Patient-Researcher Matching Challenge||$50,000||Closed for Judging|
|Innovate Health Tech NYC||$50,000||Closed for Judging|