Developer Challenge

Some Coffee, An API and a Vision

One September weekend, three complete strangers randomly met at the Health 2.0 San Franscico Code-A-Thon. The event was sponsored by Allscripts to promote the new Allscripts PM API . After some coffee and bagels, the three strangers ended up around the table and … Continue reading

ONC Awards $300K in Funding to 6 Digital Health Pilot Projects!

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the six winners of the inaugural ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge. The six winners will live-test new health information technology … Continue reading

VA Announces New Challenge to Improve Care Coordination

Health care is much more than a single visit to a doctor’s office. It’s a compilation of all the interactions a person has with the health system and how that meshes with their lifestyle. Patients need a unified support systems … Continue reading

The Nicholson Foundation & Rutgers Announce Winner Of Healthcare Delivery Challenge

Winning Team Created New Smartphone Application to Help Underserved Populations Manage Type 2 Diabetes & Reduce Healthcare Costs Newark, N.J. – The next generation of healthcare innovators took center stage at The Nicholson Foundation & Rutgers Healthcare Delivery Challenge Award … Continue reading

Join the Aetna Foundation in Creating Tech Solutions for Underserved Communities

Announcing the launch of the “Innovating for the Underserved” Business Plan Challenge Today, a person’s zip code is a greater indicator of their overall health than their genetic code. All too often, members of underserved communities face problems like low … Continue reading

RWJF & HHS Provider Network Challenge Finalists Announced

By Ariella Cohen The RWJF & HHS Provider Network Challenge has announced the Phase I Finalists and is moving forward! Of the 24 excellent entries to the challenge, 5 have been selected to advance to Phase II. Congratulations to the … Continue reading

ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge Update

By Ariella Cohen The ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge is wrapping up its evaluation period of the joint proposal applications, and winners are being announced soon! Up to six $50,000 prizes will be awarded to the winning teams to implement … Continue reading

RJWF Plan Choice Challenge Winners Announced

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named Washington, D.C.-based Consumers’ CHECKBOOK as the winner of its first ‘Plan Choice Challenge,’ a nationwide competition facilitated by Health 2.0 to design a technology application that helps people evaluate their health insurance options. … Continue reading

Better is Best: Winner of Vertex Pharma’s Health 2.0 Cystic Fibrosis Developer Challenge Announced

Imagine a life where exhaustion is an expected and everyday occurrence—not an occasional side effect of a taxing job or family life—and where a regimen of pills and inhalers are utilized morning and night. These are all factors that the … Continue reading

Biogen Idec Hacks MS Stress

  Life can be complicated for us all, but fortunately we have technology — and those behind it — to give us a hand. That’s why Biogen Idec is hosting Hack MS, a weekend-long hackathon to encourage the tech community … Continue reading

ONC launches Market R&D Pilot Challenge to Bring Together Health Care Organizations and Digital Health Innovators

Investments in digital health have never been higher, with reports indicating that $5 Billion has been invested in health tech startups in 2014. Encouraged by the increasingly favorable changes being made to health policy in the U.S., many entrepreneurs have … Continue reading

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