Developer Challenge

The (Affordable!) Health Coach in Your Pocket: Meet Vida

Vida, a new health coaching app that connects users to coaches and educators for $15/week, launched commercially this week with $5 million in funding from Khosla Ventures and several others, as well as an on stage demo at Code Mobile. Vida … Continue reading

NYSDOH Health Innovation Challenge Winners

On Wednesday, October 15th in Albany, the NYS Department of Health unveiled the winning solutions for the NYS Health Innovation Challenge that sought to empower communities and individuals to take control of their own health. The challenge was initiated to … Continue reading

RWJF & HHS Provider Network Challenge Launches!

Navigating the health care world can be confusing and convoluted for consumers who are unaware of their options and who require special services. As we know well, health care is not a ‘one size fits all’ sort of business. Consumer … Continue reading

San Francisco Code-A-Thon Winners Combine 3 APIs to Build for Health

Two weekends ago, Health 2.0 held our annual pre-conference code-a-thon at MedHelp International in San Francisco. Our code-a-thons are the place for developers, entrepreneurs and health professionals to come together to ideate and innovate health care. This year, the Health … Continue reading

RWJF Plan Choice Challenge Finalists Announced!

The winners of the RWJF Plan Choice Challenge, launched this summer to address consumer choice in purchasing health insurance and understanding cost-features of each plan, were announced last week at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA. This … Continue reading

The Investment Community Has Spoken, Traction Winners Announced!

Bright and early on the morning of September 22nd, Health 2.0 Conference attendees gathered to watch promising health tech startups vie for the championship title at Traction: Health 2.0’s Startup Championship. For all of those who watch ABC’s “Shark Tank”, … Continue reading

PCORI Rewards Apps that Connect Patients and Researchers

This week at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference, Bill Silberg, Director of Communications and Orlando Gonzales, Chief of Staff Engagement, from PCORI announced the winners of the Matchmaking App Challenge live on the main stage. This challenge had the noble … Continue reading

Embracing Innovation Through Crowdsourcing

One year ago, we announced the winners of Allscripts’ Open App Challenge. In keeping with anniversary tradition, we’re going to do a bit of reminiscing, starting from the beginning. Health Tech is a Team Sport In 2012, Allscripts announced a … Continue reading

Startups Seeking Series A? Apply to Pitch at Traction at Health 2.0!

Calling all digital health startups! If you are actively seeking Series A funding, then apply to Traction: Health 2.0’s Startup Championship. The deadline for applications is Aug 29th, so don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Traction has plenty to … Continue reading

Meet the RWJF Plan Choice Challenge Judges!

The entries for the RWJF Plan Choice Challenge are in and we wanted to take some time to introduce our esteemed panel of judges. The RWJF Plan Choice Challenge seeks to generate tools that will help consumers to make better … Continue reading

Giving Startups their Big Start: How Developer Challenges Make the Difference

The best way to get your startup noticed is to have your product validated by experts in the industry. As a young startup connecting with that community of experts can be quite difficult. Participating in a developer challenge can not … Continue reading

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