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ONC Grants $300K for Six Health IT Projects

ONC Grants $300K for Six Health IT Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event

electronic health record EHRThe Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has awarded $300,000 in total grants to six teams of developers and healthcare organizations that aim to live-test new health IT applications.

The medical app developers were chosen and matched with healthcare providers through ONC’s Market R&D Challenge, according to a blog post published Tuesday on the Department of Health and Human Services website.

Each host-innovator pair will receive $50,000 to demonstrate the potential of apps  in managing care coordination, patient data or medication use.

The winning teams are:

  • ClinicalBox and Lowell General Hospital
  • CreateIT Healthcare Solutions and MHP Salud
  • Gecko Health Innovations and Boston Children's Hospital
  • Optima Integrated Health and University of California, San Francisco, Cardiology Division
  • PhysIQ and Henry Ford Health System
  • Vital Care Telehealth Services and Dominican Sisters Family Health Service
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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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