Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators App Challenge

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT are challenging teams of developers and health professionals to co-design an application that will be used to help solve one or more of our nation’s high-priority health problems.

The Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) are the nation’s critical health priorities and are part of the Healthy People 2020 initiative.  The indicators will be used by policymakers and health professionals to track progress in local communities as they work toward meeting national health goals.

Developers and public health experts are expected to co-design an application that makes the health indicators customizable and easy to use.

To register and complete entry requirements, go to the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge site (www.Health2Challenge.org/healthy-people-2020-leading-health-indicators-app-challenge/).

Deadline is March 10, 2012 12:00 AM EST.

Winners are announced on April 10, 2012 06:00 PM EDT.

For more information on the challenge, click here.

Source: Challege.gov

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. sachiye@vertices.com

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