Diabetes, HIV the focus of new innovation challenge efforts

In addition to the follow-up care innovation challenge issued by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, two more health IT challenges were announced at yesterday's Care Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C. The 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge, is seeking "the next breakthrough in diabetes," while the Kaiser Permanente HIV Challenge wants providers to increase the number of HIV-positive people who are treated using Kaiser's toolkit of clinical best practices, according to UPI. Article

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