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Highlighting top innovators in the Federal Health Sector and Giving Away a Car

Washington, D.C. (May 2, 2016) – FedHealthIT, a print and digital magazine dedicated to providing news and insights regarding the federal health technology industry, is honoring the companies, agencies, and programs providing innovations in the healthcare technology industry; challenging the misconception that government agencies are “out dated”.

The Federal Health IT community includes some of the most innovative and entrepreneurial companies and individuals you will find anywhere in the world. Once a year we come together to celebrate the efforts of these Federal programs, projects, and teams that are making a real difference.” – David Blackburn, Executive Editor and Founder, FedHealth IT

During the event additional awards will be handed out for the G2Xchange Federal Health IT Challenge, including a new Chevy Volt. The Challenge was created by G2Xchange Health and Visual Connections, LLC to encourage small companies, start-ups, and university participants to develop new technologies and approaches that support improved healthcare. More than 20 of the finalists will be in attendance with their prototypes on display.

Visual Connections’ sandbox environment is built from industry-leading hardware and equipment to ensure the highest level of performance, reliability, and interoperability for our innovation challenge participants,” Fred Deese said.  The sandbox, he explained, was established to provide a FEDRAMP certified test bed.

The event is being held May 4, 2016 at The State Theatre in Falls Church, VA at 4:30 p.m. Costs to attend vary, government agency representatives are free to attend. Click here to register.

The FedHealthIT Innovation & Challenge Awards highlights innovative programs and brings together leaders from both industry and government. Key government speakers and panelists include Brad Wintermute, Deputy CIO, FDA; Greg Downing, Exec Director for Innovation, HHS; Dan Kral, Director, DoD TATRC; Dr. Deyne Bentt, VHA Clinical Director of Mobile Health Deployment; and William Cerniuk, VA Mobile Technical Director. John Gilroy, of Federal TechTalk will host and emcee the panel discussion and awards ceremony.


About FedHealhIT and G2Xchange Health

FedHealthIT is a print and digital magazine dedicated to the Federal Health IT Executive. From Veterans Affairs and Military Health to the broad mission of the Department of Health and Human Services, FedHealthIT strives to bring the latest news and insights to the busy Executive. FedHealthIT is a G2Xchange Health property. To learn more visit



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