The Blue Button community and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT asked patients and caregivers to cote for the applications that best manage their health and financial health data. A “crowdvote” was called to determine which of these new apps should be crown as winners of the challenge and receive $35,000 in prizes.
The ONC has announced the winners of the Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge, with the top prize of $50,000 going to an app submitted by CRG Medical and iHealthExchange called KBCoreSM.
The Pinaxis Apollo application has been named the winner of the ONC-sponsored EHR Accessibility Module Challenge.
Humetrix’s iBlueButton application has been announced the winner of the Blue Button Mashup Challenge sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator.
MyKinergy, developed by Kinergy Health, was selected as the winner of the Patient Engagement Blue Button Challenge sponsored by The Advisory Board Company.
Developers have less than two weeks to submit their applications for the ONC Blue Button Mash Up Challenge.
The ONC has announced MedDAERS the winner of the Reporting Device Adverse Events challenge.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has announced the Ocular Imaging Developer Contest, a new Investing in Innovation Initiative (i2) developer challenge, focused on ending the fragmentation of ophthalmological imaging and patient record-keeping technologies. Ophthalmology specialists use a variety of measurement and imaging devices during exams to produce data and images in […]
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology recently opened a new app challenge focused on patients safety appropriately called the Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge. The challenge stems from a 2011 Institute of Medicine Report, The Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care, which among other things, recommended voluntary adverse event reporting using a format developed by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
ONC Director Farzad Mostashari, MD announces winners of the Heart Healthy Challenge at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Conference in Chicago.
The Privacy & Security Mobile Device project will work toward educating healthcare providers on the finer points of securing and protecting health information on mobile devices.
The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will be hosting a Mobile Device Roundtable on Friday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m in Washington DC. The topic to be discussed involves ways to safeguard health information from prying eyes and will provide participants with […]