Mobilizing Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention Challenge

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12/17/12
The Nursing App Challenge for “Mobilizing Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention” has gone live on Challenge.gov

Challenge Description

The “Mobilizing Data for Pressure Ulcer Prevention Challenge” is a multidisciplinary call to develop a mobile health app to facilitate observation and documentation for prevention, early detection and appropriate management of pressure ulcers in clinical settings. The app is intended to encourage the use of information exchange standards. The challenge will demonstrate the value of common models and terminologies and promote the continued integration of nursing content into SNOMED CT, as well as the development of common clinical information models of interest to nursing

Timeline

  • Submission Period Begins: December 6, 2012
  • Submission Period for Entries Ends: April 29, 2013
  • Winners Announced: Conference TBD, May-June, 2013

Prizes

  • Total: $80,000 in prizes
  • First Place: $60,000 plus conference exhibition opportunity
  • Second Place: $15,000
  • Third Place: $5,000

Check out the full submission details here.

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