Author Archives: jstone

ONC Health IT Announces Ocular Imaging and SMART-Indivo App Challenge Winners

Technological solutions continue to create higher levels of efficacy and patient engagement in healthcare, as winning technologies from two recent innovation challenges demonstrate. Winners of the following challenges, which were sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health … Continue reading

The Innovation & Imagination Teams Launch the Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge

The Shire 2020 Vision inspires all of us to look for new initiatives and strategies that improve patients’ lives.  We’ve partnered with Health 2.0 to sponsor a competition among their established network of over 4,000 technology companies and organizations.  With … Continue reading

The PCORI Challenge Initiative: Connecting Ideas for Research Collaboration

At PCORI, our mandate is to support research that will help patients and those who care for them make better-informed health and health care decisions. To meet this goal, we’ve made it clear that we plan to support “research done … Continue reading

Can Graphic Designers Shape the Future of Health Care?

Today, when you print a medical record, it looks like a cash register receipt. The information is all there, but it is not especially patient-friendly. And if you have a complex health condition, the record can quickly become unwieldy. It’s better … Continue reading

Blue Button Mash-Up & EHR Accessibility Module Challenge Winners

HHS held an Innovation Challenge and patients were the winners! Winners for the Blue Button Mash-Up Challenge and the EHR Accessibility Module Challenge were announced during the Health 2.0 Sixth Annual Fall Conference in San Francisco. The first Challenge required applicants to ‘mash … Continue reading