Accenture Accepting Emerging Innovators and Distributors for HealthTech Innovation Challenge

Jul 03, 2018
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors

Accenture announced it is accepting applications for the third annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge (#HealthTechChallenge on twitter), which aims to improve the way people access and manage healthcare. It brings together startups with health and life sciences companies to tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges, including access, quality, and affordability-of-care options. 

The three categories for the third annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge 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.

Key criteria that applications should address include solution innovation, solution design quality, disruptive business model, potential impact on patient outcomes, and solution scalability.

Emerging healthcare technology innovators and disruptors are encouraged to apply for the program by clicking here now through Sept. 1.

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