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11:00am

Crowdsourcing a Revolution: Can We Fix Healthcare?
    Healthcare is 18% of US GDP and will be 37% by 2050, if nothing changes. We must reinvent how we deliver healthcare. In the past year, prizes and challenges have come in to vogue in the health sector. Prizes and challenges have a long history of benefiting humanity and driving major breakthroughs, for example a prize was used to incentivize the first flight across the Atlantic. Prizes are effective at crowdsourcing innovation, accelerating progress, and attracting new talent. Some of the leading prize evangelists will describe their platforms from big dollar prizes to more modest amounts along with lessons learned. The XPrize Foundation is launching a bid to fund a $10M XPrize for a Tricoder device; Health 2.0 has launched over 25 challenges with over 150 teams; NASA has built and open innovation strategy for health and the government is seeding grand challenges for global health. We are in the early stage of challenges for health and most are focused on apps, games, and data visualizations. Come hear how we can use challenges to fix healthcare, spur new business models, and avoid prize and app fatigue. This Future of Health Track is sponsored by Aetna.

    Speakers
    Global Dir of Strategic Alliances | Merck | Aman Bhandari works...

    Asst Dir for Grand Challenges | White House Office Of Science...

    Sr Dir | XPrize Foundation | Eileen heads Prize Development for...

    Co-Founder | Health 2.0 | Indu Subaiya, MD, MBA is Co-Chairman...

    Dir, Space Life Sciences | NASA | Jeffrey R. Davis, MD, MS currently...

    Advisor for Open Innovation | White House Office of Science...


    Type Interactive, Panel
    Hashtag #sxsw #prizes
    Theme Health and Education
    Level Advanced
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP11169

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