Health 2.0 Reveals the Winners of the 2010 Developer Challenge

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Health 2.0 announces six winners of the 2010 Health 2.0 Developer Challenge. They will be showcased at the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge session at the Health 2.0 San Francisco Conference, October 7-8, 2010.

Drum Roll Please!


The Blue Button Challenge, sponsored by Markle Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will announce their winner at the Health 2.0 Conference on October 7-8, 2010.

Health 2.0 is also hosting the Developer Challenge Live Code-a-thon at Google on October 2, 2010. Attendees will be able to browse Government Health Datasets, Keas APIs and for the first time, just for the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge, be able to request First DataBank datasets for free.  Developers, designers, consumers, physicians and health care innovation enthusiasts are invited to register for this event for FREE at http://health2challenge.org/code-a-thon/.

The online Health 2.0 Developer Challenge isn't over. Six challenges are ongoing with teams actively competing, and proposals are still being accepted.


About the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge: The 2010 Health 2.0 Developer Challenge was launched on June 2, 2010 at the Community Health Data Initiative (CHDI) meeting at the IOM, with support from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The goal of the challenge is to bring the Health 2.0 Community together for rapid application development, both online and in physical code-a-thons. For more see www.health2challenge.org

About Health 2.0:  The Health 2.0 Conference is the leading showcase of cutting-edge technologies in health care, including Online Communities, Search and lightweight Tools for consumers to manage their health and connect to providers online. The next Health 2.0 conference is on October 7-8 in San Francisco, the culmination of Health Innovation Week. For more information, see www.health2con.com.

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