Healthcare Open Innovation Challenge
The United Healthcare website reported on an Open Innovation Challenge competition that was launched in an effort to improve the percentage of Medicaid members who receive preventive care, and in turn, increase the quality of care and overall health. Ideas and solutions were solicited from leading experts, innovators and creative problem-solvers. The initial challenge was viewed by nearly 550 innovators and a winning concept was selected from more than 100 submissions received. The winning idea, “Healthy Leaders Initiative,” helps to empower women to influence others in their community to live healthy lives. Since this first challenge, three others have been launched.
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