Researchers and others may apply through April 6 to participate in a $175,000 competition to develop innovative digital solutions to help manage the transition from inpatient hospital care to home, especially for patients with multiple chronic conditions, low health literacy or limited English language proficiency, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality announced last week. The challenge seeks personalized, high-tech ways to ease administrative and information management burdens and support patient engagement. Semifinalists will develop a prototype of their proposed solution.  

Mathematica recently won an AHRQ challenge to develop tools that help visualize and share community-level data on the social determinants of health.
 

Related News Articles

Headline
Sarah Krevans, president and CEO of Sutter Health, will join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., Nov. 19 at 3:30 p.m. ET to discuss how hospitals can move…
Headline
AHA’s Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Robyn Begley and Microsoft’s Molly McCarthy highlight a free course to help health care leaders prepare…
Chairperson's File
America’s health care providers are no strangers to challenges. Time and again, we have overcome complex, difficult and daunting situations by using innovative…
#HealthCareInnovation Thursday Blog
At the AHA and AHA Center for Health Innovation, we’re working with hospitals and health systems and their community partners to build a culture of…
#HealthCareInnovation Thursday Blog
The most important thing startups bring to health care innovation may not be what you think — it’s how you think. Down the street from the epicenter of the…
#HealthCareInnovation Thursday Blog
At this year’s J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, nearly 30 health systems — among more than 450 companies represented at the conference —…