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2010 Call[]

Health 2.0 Developer: Blue Button Challenge Submitted: 8/30/2010 11:35:00 AM

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Health 2.0 Developer: Blue Button Challenge

The purpose of the Health 2.0 Developer: Blue Button Challenge is to challenge applicants to develop a web-based tool to help individuals stay healthy and manage their own care. Applicants should demonstrate how their tool is consistent with the recommended practices of the Markle Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information in at least two of the target practice areas.

Award recipients will receive $2,500 and coffee with Clay Shirky, author of Here Comes Everybody and Cognitive Surplus.

Deadline: September 25, 2010

Please contact the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for more information and to apply for this funding: http://www.rwjf.org/applications/solicited/cfp.jsp?ID=21201



At Columbia University in NYC, ? designed a pilot pipeline program with the medical school, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Within six years, the percentage of underrepresented minorities at the college increased sevenfold, from 3 percent to 21 percent. And contrary to naysayers’ predictions, the college remained within the top three in the country for the quantitative scores of incoming students.