CHALLENGE PROCESS

 
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TIMELINE

  • Applications Open: [Date]

  • Phase 1 Deadline: [Date]

  • Phase 2 Deadline: [Date]

  • Winners Announced Live: [Date and Conference]

Pre-register to be notified when applications open!


PHASE 1

Submission Requirements

  • One line overview of your technology

  • Slide deck (ten slides max) including a description of the technology, its overarching goal, and how it can improve healthcare based in the home and/or community

  • A mock-up or wire-frame of the technology’s design (five pages max)

Evaluation Criteria

Submissions will be evaluated and scored based on the following criteria:

  • Impact: How well does your technology address SDoH?

  • UX/UI: How strong is the design and intuitiveness of your technology?

  • Engagement: How likely is your technology to promote continuous and long-term engagement with end users?

  • Innovation/Creativity: How unique is your technology?


PHASE II

Submission Requirements

  • A 500-word overview of your technology describing its utility and what makes it more effective than other resources or similar products in the market right now

  • A brief video (three minutes or less) describing your submission and how it would be used e.g. a demo video of the product or a video explaining the concept/design of your solution and what makes it impactful

  • A link to a working application or tool

Evaluation Criteria

Submissions will be evaluated and scored based on the following criteria:

  • Impact: How well does your technology address SDoH?

  • Innovation/Creativity: How unique is your technology?

  • Scalability: What is the solution’s potential for widespread adoption?

  • Strength of Presentation: Overall strength of live pitch presentation


Example Submissions:

  • Digital tool that pulls data from non-profit services to assist health systems serve their diverse patient populations on an ongoing basis

  • Technology that harnesses governmental or open source data to create insights for healthcare providers to evaluate SDOH and improve population health

  • App for consumers that provides alerts, warnings, or advice specific to their community/geographic area for daily health (e.g., smog/air quality, heat warnings, weather updates, road congestion)

  • Tools to improve health quality indoors (e.g., homes, offices, schools) by intelligently monitoring and adjusting environmental factors such as lighting and temperature

  • Communication system for clinicians to video record discharge instructions, condition-specific advice, and follow-up information, giving individuals the ability to access and replay them at any time

  • Health-focused language translation resources that allow users to understand care information and communicate with clinicians in their preferred language


Pre-register to be notified when applications open!