Social & Scientific Systems and Booz Allen among list of 10 AHRQ Step Up App Challenge phase 1 winners

“In the AHRQ Step Up App Challenge: Advancing Care Through Patient Assessments, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is looking for teams to design, develop, and pilot a user-friendly application that simplifies the process of collecting, interpreting, aggregating, and sharing patient-reported outcomes (PRO) data related to physical function outcomes in the ambulatory care setting…”

“The AHRQ Step Up App Challenge encourages participants to create an application (app) that uses the technical specifications provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to advance the collection of standardized PRO data in ambulatory care settings. Participants will be asked to draft technical specifications employing the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Standards to develop the apps…”

Phase I Winners

“… Booz Allen Hamilton: DEXi Care Map™ is an application designed to allow patients to interact directly with their providers, including inputs from wearables, and has an easy-to-understand interface viewable to both the patient and provider that tracks progress. Using a combination of…”

“… Social & Scientific Systems PatientPort: PatientPort™ is a secure, patient-centric application leveraging a user-friendly interface to maximize engagement. The application is built to provide interoperability with user devices, regardless of operating system, and can be integrated with commercially available EHR products to promote adoption by both health systems and patients…” “Phase 1 winners will now move to Phase 2 Development.”

The complete list of winners is available here.

Read more about the challenge here.

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