startup software applications and tech solutions for healthcare CharmHealth Innovation Challenge A competition and platform for innovators, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and philanthropists in the Digital Health space to present their ideas, innovations and research to an audience of judges, technology leaders, investors, mentors, incubators and partners. Register for FREE! healthtech software startup innovation awards challenge 40+ teams | 600+ attendees Support +1 855-871-5557

Catalyzing cutting-edge innovations, designs and technology in healthcare

The future of healthcare depends on innovative technological solutions and new business models of care, now more than ever. From universal access to robotics and AI assisted patient care and remote monitoring, how we prevent, treat and manage healthcare will depend on our ability to incorporate AI/VR and NLP, wearables and devices. This Innovation Challenge is meant to engage innovators, entrepreneurs, students, non-profits, and philanthropists to look at health technology from this new perspective.

The challenge is to identify a focus area from those listed below and submit a written proposal of your solution. The proposal should include the use of one or more CharmHealth APIs to implement your solution or should describe how this would be used in a similar EHR platform or in the digital healthcare domain.

 

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Telehealth & Telemedicine

  • Detection
  • Diagnostics
  • Chronic Disease Management

Digital Therapeutics & New Business Models

  • Subscription-based Chronic Disease Management
  • Novel ideas to address Emerging Healthcare Issues
  • Back Office/Admin Tools

Tech-led Innovations

  • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
  • AI/NLP
  • Blockchain
app for managing EHR patient records

Healthcare Analytics

  • Clinical Trial Tech/Siteless Clinical Studies
  • Drug Discovery
  • Integrated Clinical Management with AI
mobile health applications for clinical practice management

mHEALTH

  • Wearables
  • Medical Devices
  • Apps

Billing & Fintech

  • Insuretech – AI Driven Assistance
  • Patient Side Payment Solutions
  • Alternate Payments and Insurance Models

Categories & Awards

Startup Entrepreneurs

Developers

Students

Non-profits / Charities

Research Groups

Startups looking to showcase their novel solutions for investment, mentorship, and awards.

Cash Prize: $20,000 Each for Top 2 Finalists

Accelerated Go-to market opportunity
Access to capital
Mentoring by industry experts as part of accelerator support
Event to showcase – Digital Health Innovation Challenge in April 2021

Resources: iValley and CharmHealth

Health IT consultants or developers who would like to be part of CharmHealth ecosystem or provide prototype solutions for a large market opportunity may submit various solutions or mobile applications that use CharmHealth API.

Cash Prize: $5,000 Each for Top 2 Finalists

Fast track to CharmHealth Marketplace
Access to additional revenue opportunities
Mentoring by Industry experts
Event to showcase – Digital Health Innovation Challenge in April 2021

Resources: iValley and CharmHealth

Students are encouraged to present health technology solutions including AI/ML/NLP, wearable devices and other emerging technologies. It is not mandatory to use CharmHealth API for student applicants.

Cash Prize: $2500 Each for Top 2 Finalists

Fast track to CharmHealth marketplace
Paid internship opportunity
Mentoring by Industry experts
Event to showcase – Digital Health Innovation Challenge in April 2021

*To claim the cash prize students should be able to produce a W9

Resources: CharmHealth, CharmCares and iValley

Nonprofits are encouraged to build or showcase solutions using CharmHealth or CharmHealth API (telehealth, rural health access, community hospitals etc) and present a video.

Cash Prize: $2500 for 1 Finalist

Access to additional research grants
Resources for scaling up and deployment
Network with other Charities in our ecosystem
Event to showcase – Digital Health Innovation Challenge in April 2021

Resources: CharmHealth, CharmCares, The Brain Foundation

Research groups that can utilize CharmHealth’s API to study/publish new discoveries/analytics, data visualizations, algorithms, and other research tools, based on de-identified data.

Cash Prize: $2500 for 1 Finalist

Access to additional research grants
Opportunity to collaborate with our research groups
Invitation to our annual conferences
Event to showcase – Digital Health Innovation Challenge in April 2021

Resources: CharmCares and The Brain Foundation

Dates & Deadlines

February 20, 2021

Application Deadline

Submit entry application with a 10-slide presentation of your idea and the API needs (Download Template).

March 20, 2021

Submit Prototype

All shortlisted candidates will receive their API/sandbox details to start prototyping.

April 17, 2021

Pitch Day

Shortlisted candidates will present their prototype to a panel of judges.

April 17, 2021

Awards Distributed

Startup winners move to the venture studio engagement phase.

Judging Criteria

Unmet need and definition of the opportunity

Propose a well-defined solution

Demonstrate the technical viability of the solution

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corporate fintech accelerator and startup incubator

This year CharmHealth is proud to partner with iValley, a leading silicon valley incubator to enhance exposure and opportunities for finalists for investment, mentorship, funding and launch.

iValley Innovation Center is an Innovation advisory and startup engagement platform for the intersection of Silicon Valley and Digital Health Tech.  iValley provides agility and direction to corporate partners by allowing them to tap into and co-create with an ecosystem of startups to maintain a continuous focus on innovation.

CharmHealth.com is uniquely positioned as an established EHR/PM company used in healthcare centers worldwide to launch this premier platform for innovation.

Corporate Partners

Join us as a Corporate partner for firsthand engagement and interaction with leading innovators in Digital Health. You have the option of supporting the Challenge as a Judge or as a Mentor to one or more startups (no financial commitment or obligation for this option). Or, you could join us as a sponsor and get access to co-creation and OEM opportunities including strategic investment options in participating startups.

Ready to Enter the Challenge?

Register in 3 easy steps

  • Select a Focus Area and come up with an idea
  • Fill out this Pitch Deck
  • Click 'Enter the Challenge' below, fill out the application and upload your Pitch Deck

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