PCORI App Challenge Underway to Match Researchers and Patients

Mar 26, 2014
By Applied Clinical Trials

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has launched its Matchmaking App Challenge. Developers are invited to create fully-functioning apps that allow researchers to connect with patients and other healthcare stakeholders with aims to find better ways to initiate research partnerships between the scientists who conduct studies and the patients, clinicians, and others who are the “end users” of study results

The challenge will be co-hosted by Health 2.0, a San Francisco-based company that promotes and showcases new technologies in health care through a series of conferences, code-a-thons, challenge competitions and more. PCORI will award a total of $150,000 to the developers of the winning apps.

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