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Social Determinants of Health Tech Challenge

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Accenture, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
Feb 17, 2020

Leslie Evans


Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Accenture are offering challenges seeking tech solutions to improve healthy aging in rural communities.

Challenge areas include:

  1. Cognitive Care (mind):
    • How to help provide person-centered care with dignity to improve the lives of seniors in rural settings
    • How to increase engagement and communication with seniors
    • How to stimulate reminiscing conversations
    • How to reduce anxiety
    • How to assist with sleep and daytime agitation
  2. Care coordination and disease management (body):
    • How technology can shorten the distance for caregivers
    • How to support medication management
    • How to connect seniors with healthcare providers
    • How technology can help reduce the cost of care provided by nurses
  3. Social isolation (soul):
    • How technology can connect seniors with communities and loved ones

The Challenge is open to teams of innovators, collegiate, and professionals. Groups may have 4 individuals or less who are at least 18 years of age. Only English language submissions are accepted.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Grand prize is $10,000.

Application process
Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Care coordination · Dementia · Elderly population · Social determinants of health · Technology for health and human services

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