Accenture announces categories for its third annual “HealthTech Innovation Challenge”

Accenture has announced the three categories for its third annual “HealthTech Innovation Challenge.” They are:

  • Keeping a population healthy through wellness and prevention. This category focuses on minimizing hospital visits; wellness/lifestyle management; remote care delivery models; social determinates of health; and better education.
  • Using digital health solutions to deliver better patient outcomes. This category focuses on delivering the best outcomes by leveraging digital health solutions, including telehealth; artificial intelligence; digital clinical trials; blockchain; internet of things; drones; digital pills; 3D printing; and real-world evidence.
  • Improving healthcare delivery for the patient. This category focuses on healthcare services and efficient healthcare through office/patient management; cost transparency/payments; strategic sourcing; health records; care coordination; and enterprise workflow.

Application deadline for the program is September 1. Here’s a link to the application and another to a news release on the initiative.

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