TRANSFORMATIONS FROM THE UNHEALTHY IMAGE ON THE LEFT TO THE SAME MAN, MORE HEALTHY, ON THE RIGHT DON’T TAKE PLACE IN THE PHYSICIAN’S OFFICE.THESE KINDS OF CHANGES ARE THE RESULT OF AN ENGAGED INDIVIDUAL TAKING ACTION OUTSIDE OF THE PHYSICIAN’S IMMEDIATE CARE
The Blue Button approach is a simple concept: A patient is provided with a highly visible, clickable button to download his or her medical records in digital form from a secure website offered by their doctors, insurers, pharmacies or other health-related service. People can log into this secure website to view and have the option to download their health information, so they can examine it, check it, and share it with their doctors and others as they see fit. The Blue Button download capability is a tool that can help individuals get access to their information so they can more effectively participate in and manage their health and health care.
Recently at the Health Datapalooza the government shed light on vast troves of data available for developers to use for all kinds of healthcare benefits. Healthdata.gov is the front door to those troves, but you don’t have to use that data. If your state, locality, or other information source has publicly available data please feel free to use that. Feel free to team up with existing apps that may already be proficient in one of the three part aim categories.
Data from the three part aim categories:Does the app help individuals achieve least two components of the three-part aim?Does the app help individuals achieve all three components of the three-part aim?Commercialization plan:Thoughtful approach to commercializing the app.Viability of the plan and potential for broad adoption of the app.Viable plan for initial and ongoing technical and support capacity to meet anticipated app usage and future enhancement.Special consideration for demonstration of plans in place (e.g. letter of intent, formalized agreement).Is the app simple and intuitive to use? App is available on broadly-used platformApp must garner high patient engagement ratesUses Blue Button® downloads as the primary source of data about a consumer's health or health statusIs the app interactive with easily understood data mashups?How useful are each of the chosen mashups to a wide audience?Are specific actionable suggestions provided to the user based on meaningful mashups of Blue Button (consumer-specific) and other sources of data?
Blue button mashup webinar 20120719 health2.0
Blue Button Mash Up Challenge Webinar Presentation Thursday, July 19, 2012
On today’s call: Damon Davis Adam Wong JL Neptune Austin Special Cohen Management Senior Vice Assistant, Consumer e- and Program President Health at ONC Challenge Analyst Manager Health 2.0 HHS/ONC HHS/ONC Health 2.0
Agenda for Today’s Meeting ONC and the Investing in Innovation (i2) Program Blue Button Mash Up Challenge Q&A About the Challenge
i2 Goals • Better Health, Better Care, Better Value through Quality Improvement – Further the mission of the Department of Health and Human Services – Highlight programs, activities, and issues of concern • Spur Innovation and Highlight Excellence – Motivate, inspire, and lead • Community building – Development of ecosystem • Stimulate private sector investment
ONC’s Consumer Engagement Strategy: The Three A’s Make it easier for patients and consumers to get secure, timely access to their personal health Access information. Attitude ActionSupport a shift in attitudes about the Catalyze the development of tools andtraditional role of patients and services that help consumers (and theirproviders and the role technology can providers) take action with their healthplay in empowering patients to be information.more engaged partners in care.
Blue Button ® MashupChallengeDamon L. DavisSpecial Assistant to the National Coordinator, Consumer e-Health
The Three-Part Aim for anImproved Healthcare System Better healthcare Improving patients’ experience of care within the Institute of Medicine’s 6 domains of quality: Safety, Effectiveness, Patient- Centeredness, Timeliness, Efficiency, and Equity. Better health Keeping patients well so they can do what they want to do. Increasing the overall health of populations: address behavioral risk factors; focus on preventive care. Reduced costs Lowering the total cost of care while improving quality, resulting in reduced monthly expenditures for Medicare, Medicaid, and $ CHIP beneficiaries. Health Information Technology 7
Consumer Engagement = Better Care 13% Hospital Readmit within 30 Days 28% 19% Experience a Medical Error 36% Suffer a health consequence from 13% poor communcation among providers 49% More Activated Patient Less Activated Patient 9
Today’s Reality vs. Potential for Consumers• 9% have mobile app • 80% of Internet usersto manage health seek health info online• 10% have a personal • Use of mobile forhealth record (PHR) health has doubled in 1 year• 20% have accessedtheir health info online • 52% would use a smart phone to monitor• 27% have tracked healththeirweight, diet, exercise •65% are interested inroutine online using a medical device to monitor their condition
Increasing ACCESS to Health Data Growing Use of Blue Button Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA) Dept of Defense (DoD) Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) Aetna United MANY MORE COMING! Bluebuttondata.org Give me my data
The Challenge Applying the Three Part Aim: To participate in the challenge, entrants must mash up Blue Button® data – data about a patient which the patient can download directly using a health plan’s, doctor’s or hospital’s Blue Button® function – with information from two or more of the three part aim categories. Office of the National Coordinator for7/19/2012 12 Health Information Technology
Blue Button Mashup ChallengeHelping Consumers Take Action With Their Health Information Better healthcare Better health Reduced costs $
The Winning App• Data from the three part aim categories• Commercialization plan• Is the app simple and intuitive to use?• App must garner high patient engagement rates Office of the National Coordinator for7/19/2012 14 Health Information Technology
Evaluation CriteriaData from the three part aimcategories:1. Does the app help individuals achieve at least two components of the three-part aim?2. Does the app help individuals achieve all three components
Evaluation CriteriaCommercialization plan:1. Thoughtful approach to commercializing the app Viability of the plan and potential for broad adoption of the app2. Viable plan for initial and ongoing technical and support capacity to meet anticipated app usage and future enhancement3. Special consideration for demonstration of plans in place (e.g. letter of
Evaluation CriteriaIs the app simple and intuitive touse?1. App is available on broadly used platform
Evaluation CriteriaApp must garner high patient engagement rates:1. Uses Blue Button® downloads as the primary source of data about a consumer’s health or health status2. Is the app interactive with easily understood data mashups?3. How useful are each of the chosen mashups to a wide audience?4. Are specific actionable suggestions provided to the user based on meaningful mashup of Blue Button® (consumer-specific) and other sources of data?
Submission Period• Submission Period Begins: June 5, 2012• Submission Period for Entries Ends: September 5, 2012• Evaluation Process for Entries Begins: September 7, 2012• Evaluation Process for Entries Ends: September 17, 2012• Winners notified: September 21, 2012• Winners Announced: Health 2.0 San Francisco 7/19/2012 Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology 19
Prizes• Total: $75,000 in prizes• First Place: $45,000 plus conference exhibition opportunity• Second Place: $20,000• Third Place: $10,000 Office of the National Coordinator for7/19/2012 20 Health Information Technology
Questions?www.health2challenge.orgContact Jean-Luc Neptune or Austin Cohen at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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