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Keeping Asthma at Bay with SMS Each Day

A new study by the Georgia Institute of Technology saw improvement in young asthma patients who received a text message about their condition every day. Pediatric patients were sent questions about their symptoms as well as asthma factoids via SMS. … Continue reading

Lyfechannel wins the Mobile App Challenge

App helps families make informed decisions about their health HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, today announced Lyfechannel as the winner of the Mobile App Challenge. The winning app, called myfamily, will help individuals manage … Continue reading

Up to the Challenge

Ever since we launched the PCORI Challenge in December 2012, we’ve been eagerly what kind of answers we’d get to a complex question: how might we effectively connect patients and researchers interested in partnering to conduct patient-centered outcomes research? Now, the Challenge proposals are … Continue reading

Innovate Health Tech NYC is Challenging Local Health Tech Innovators to Solve Urgent Health Care Problems

We’re now less than a week away from the deadline to apply for the Innovate Health Tech NYC Challenge, and we’ve got some exciting news to share! For those of you who are not familiar, the Innovate Health Tech NYC … Continue reading

Announcing the Apps4TotsHealth Challenge!

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is excited to announce its newest Investing in Innovation challenge, the Apps4Tots Health Challenge.  Created in collaboration with the Office of the HHS Chief Technology Officer and the Health Resources … Continue reading

Gaming Challenge Heads into Phase II: Make it Work

Last year two Johns Hopkins University medical students got on stage at Health Datapalooza III and accepted a $100,000 check. Since then, many have heard of the duo’s company called Symcat. The Symcat app, an online symptom checker, was the … Continue reading

Finalists in the Shire ADHD Transitions Challenge

We are excited to announce the finalists of the Shire ADHD Transitions Challenges! The five finalists submitted innovative ideas for web or mobile apps that will help young adults, who are entering college or the workforce, manage their medication and … Continue reading

A Q&A with Kimberly Park of Janssen Healthcare Innovation

The Health 2.0 team recently had a chance to catch up with Kimberly Park of Janssen Healthcare Innovation to learn more about the group and why they are enthusiastic about sponsoring the Innovate Health Tech NYC Challenge, an initiative of … Continue reading

It’s Just About Time for CajunCodeFest Round Two

Betty Tanory and Robert Tanory (left of Cookie Monster) with their team at last year’s CajunCodeFest Looking for an excuse to get away with your wife for a few days? Just sign the two of you up for a marathon … Continue reading

How Tech Can Empower Young Adults with ADHD

A recent study by Boston Children’s Hospital and Mayo Clinic found that a staggering 29.3% of children with ADHD experience the disorder well into adulthood. High School and College students with ADHD face the intimidating challenge of entering a less-structured … Continue reading

Allscripts Awards Prizes to 15 Challenge Winners. Now on to Phase Two

Allscripts announced 15 Open App Challenge award recipients Monday on the floor of HIMSS13. The developers each received a prize of $10,000 and now move on to phase two of the competition. Allscripts first announced the challenge last October at … Continue reading

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