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Collegiate Challenge Urges Students to 'Go Viral to Improve Health' and Win up to $18,000
Released: 1/8/2013

Students pursuing degrees toward careers in health, engineering, and computer science could earn a distinctive addition to their resumes by participating in "Go Viral to Improve Health," a contest that challenges undergraduate and graduate students to create innovative health-related apps and offers $18,000 in prizes.

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Winners of IOM-NAE 'Go Viral to Improve Health' Collegiate Challenge Showcase Innovative Apps at Health Datapalooza
Released: 6/5/2012

VaxNation, an app designed to make it easier for people to keep up with their families' immunizations, won first place and a $10,000 prize in this year's "Go Viral to Improve Health: IOM-NAE Health Data Collegiate Challenge." The app organizes immunization records, reminds users when they or their children are due for a vaccination, and links to information about diseases.

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Health Datapalooza Promotes Innovation and Networking
Released: 5/30/2012

The Health Datapalooza, the third annual Health Data Initiative Forum, will feature dozens of app demos, challenge announcements, technology panels, and speakers such as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, and Wired Magazine Executive Editor Thomas Goetz

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Collegiate Challenge Urges Students to 'Go Viral to Improve Health' and Win Up to $10,000
Released: 1/23/2012

Students pursuing degrees toward careers in health, engineering, and computer science could earn a distinctive addition to their resumes by participating in "Go Viral to Improve Health," a contest that challenges undergraduate and graduate students to create innovative health-related apps and offers $18,000 in prizes.

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Health Data Forum Features Dynamic Apps, Experts on June 9
Released: 6/1/2011

A range of new "apps" and other technologies harnessing health data to improve people’s and communities’ well-being will be demonstrated at the Health Data Initiative Forum, hosted by the IOM and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Thursday, June 9.

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