HCI Wins “Best Community Health App”

We are delighted to have won the Health Data Initiative’s “Best Community App” at Forum III: The Health Datapalooza in Washington D.C.  HCI took the award for our Healthy Community Network. The Datapalooza was attended by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius; U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park; and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary, Howard Koh, who presented the award to HCI. (Read the news release)

HCI’s CEO Deryk Van Brunt and our newest board member, Ambassador Kevin Moley (read the announcement here) also presented the Healthy Communities Network, showcasing HCN affiliate Miami Matters. Click to see the 10-minute video…

The Health Data Initiative (HDI), originally launched in 2010 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as the Community Health Data Initiative, is a public-private collaboration that encourages innovators to utilize health data to develop applications to raise awareness of health and health system performance and spark community action to improve health.  You can read more about The Health Datapalooza 2012 here.