Relatively few products in the rapidly evolving digital health market are designed for low-income, high-need, high-cost patient populations. In response, the Center for Health Care Strategies, through support from Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, created a national Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenge (the Challenge) to spur software developers to create digital products for this population.
In this podcast episode, Rachel Davis, CHCS senior program officer, and Teagan Kuruna, CHCS communications associate and Health Innovation Notes host, speak with the three winners of the Challenge. Each of the winners describe their innovative products and discuss opportunities to forge partnerships between health care purchasers and health technology startups.
Listen to the full episode or individual interviews below.
Josh Stein, AdhereTech: Smart pill bottles that use wireless sensor technology to improve medication adherence
Joey Organisciak, Chess Mobile Health: Addiction relapse prevention app
Matt Loper, Wellth: App that encourages behavior change through financial incentives