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2 Winners Named For ONC's Blue Button App Challenges

Mary Mosquera | mHIMSS | October 11, 2012

A California-based developer of mobile technology tools and a Virginia-based provider of communications solutions for care providers have been named the winners of two Blue Button app competitions sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Read More »

Episode #15: Medstartr Takes Crowdfunding To A Whole New Level

Michael Walsh | HealthSparx | July 2, 2013

This week on HealthSparx, I am joined by healthcare guru Alex Fair, Co-Founder and CEO of Medstartr and Chapter Lead for Health 2.0 NYC, to chat about his journey from mad scientist to serial entrepreneur... Read More »

Exposing the Cost of Health Care

Deborah Erickson | Technology Review | November 23, 2011

Travelocity for medicine: Castlight's data-driven tool sheds light on the costs of medical care, information that can be difficult for consumers to find on their own. It's easy to compare prices on cameras, vacations, and homes. But in the United States, patients fly blind when paying for health care. Read More »

Five Healthcare Startups That Should Have Crowdfunding Pitches On MedStartr

Veronica Combs | MedCity News | September 26, 2012

Health startups are always looking for money so what better solution than a crowdfunding site that understands the complexity of the industry. Read More »

Health 2.0 and Mad*Pow Announce Final Agenda For HxRefactored

Press Release | Health 2.0, Mad*Pow | February 27, 2015

Health 2.0 and Mad*Pow announce the final agenda for the upcoming HxRefactored Conference, April 1-2 in Boston, Massachusetts. HxRefactored is a revolutionary design and technology conference gathering over 600 designers, developers, and entrepreneurs in health care for two days of thought provoking panels, workshops and discussions on how to improve the quality of the health experience.

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Health 2.0 and ONC Announce the Winner of the Reporting Device Adverse Events Challenge

Press Release | ONC, Health 2.0, Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative | June 7, 2012

Today, Health 2.0 and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) are announcing the winner of the Investing in Innovation initiative's (i2) Reporting Device Adverse Events Challenge. The i2 initiative utilizes prizes and challenges to facilitate innovation and obtain solutions to intractable health IT problems. Read More »

Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Awards $1 Million for Innovative Health Care Solutions

Press Release | Health 2.0 | May 14, 2012

Health 2.0 announced today that it has awarded more than $1 million to health care innovators through its Developer Challenge series. The challenges, sponsored by both public and private entities such as the Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), Novartis, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Walgreens, bring multidisciplinary teams of developers together to address a specific, real-world health care issue. Read More »

Health 2.0 Europe Announces Call for Speakers for 2012 Annual Conference in Berlin

Staff Writer | Health 2.0 | March 12, 2012

Health 2.0 today announced the Call for Speakers for its Health 2.0 Europe 2012 Annual Conference, which will be held Nov. 6-7 in Berlin, Germany. The two-day event will set the stage for the next wave of technology innovation.  Read More »

Health Datapalooza 2012: Throw Your Hat Into the Ring!

Todd Park | The Health Care Blog | March 12, 2012

It’s a phenomenal time to be an innovator at the intersection of data and health care improvement...And coming soon is the latest opportunity to showcase and learn about many of those innovations: the 2012 Health Data Initiative Forum– aka the Health Datapalooza — being held in DC at the Washington Convention Center on June 5-6, 2012. Read More »

Health Research Initiative Awarded, Encourages Innovation

Jory Heckman | Federal News Radio | June 8, 2011

A new federal initiative awarded about $5 million to health information technology groups Wednesday as part of a growing effort to make the research field more competitive. The Investing in Innovations (i2) Initiative, recently formed by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), will ramp up competition f Read More »

Health Tech Hatch Chosen As Test Platform For Mobile App Challenge

Eric Wicklund | mHIMSS | December 18, 2012

A California-based crowdfunding and development resource for mHealth entrepreneurs has been selected to provide the testing platform for the Mobile App Challenge. Read More »

Major Upcoming Open Source & Health IT Conferences

There are a number of major upcoming conferences and events related to Open Source & Health IT our readers ought to follow or attend over this next month, e.g. OSEHRA Summit, Open Hardware Summit, Consumer Health IT Summit, LinuxCon North America, FOSS4G, Health 2.0, and more. Read More »

New ONC, Health 2.0 Developer Challenges Offer Cash Awards for Medical Apps

Brian T. Horowitz | eWEEK | October 6, 2011

Conference organizer Health 2.0 and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have launched two new developer challenges for health care: "One in a Million Hearts" and "PopHealth Tools Development." Read More »

ONC Announces the Winner of the Discharge Follow-up Appointment Challenge

Press Release | ONC, Health 2.0, Investing in Innovation (i2) Initiative | June 5, 2012

At the Health Data Initiative (HDI) Forum III on Tuesday, Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, announced the winners of the Investing in Innovation initiative's (i2) Discharge Follow-Up Appointment Challenge. Read More »

ONC, HHS Officials Announce Winners of Health App Contests

Staff | iHealthBeat | February 24, 2012

On Wednesday, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and Health 2.0 announced the winners of a contest that challenged software developers to create applications using the popHealth framework, Modern Healthcare reports (Lee, Modern Healthcare, 2/23). Read More »