Applicants are required to submit their entries by August 31, 2012, and will be judged on the effectiveness of their system in facilitating patient safety event reporting including:
- Compliance with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s common formats;
- Usability and design;
- Ability to integrate with EHRs and other health IT data sources; and
- Application of the Nationwide Health Information Network standards.
- The first place winner will receive $50,000. The second place prize will be $15,000 and third prize will be $5,000.
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