FedScoop: New NIH challenge targets apps for improved Alzheimer’s care

“The National Institute on Aging thinks software can improve care for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.”

“The agency, part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a challenge aimed at finding such technologies — applications to improve care coordination and fulfill the unmet needs of patients, caregivers, hospitals and more. A wide range of applications could fit into the challenge: NIH, for example, welcomes solutions targeted not only at “consumers” (defined as persons with dementia or their caregivers), but also at “healthcare providers, healthcare service organizations, and…”

“The challenge listing on the federal crowdsourcing platform Challenge.gov gives some examples of applications that would “fulfill the purpose…” Read the full article here.

Source: New NIH challenge targets apps for improved Alzheimer’s care – By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, September 11, 2018. FedScoop.

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