HHS Names Lyfechannel Winner of Mobile App Challenge
The healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge was sponsored by the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. It challenged developers and healthcare professionals to co-design a mobile application that makes healthfinder.gov content customizable and easy to use for prevention care planning.
The winning app, called "myfamily," will help individuals manage their family's health through customized prevention information for each family member. It focuses on preventive care benefits and services covered by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Lyfechannel is a small privately-held company headquartered in San Carlos, Calif., that translates evidence-based health behavior studies into mobile patient experiences.
More Articles on mHealth:11 Ways to Protect Patient Data on Mobile Devices
mHealth May Produce $305B in Productivity Savings by 2021
Mobile's Impact on Hospital IT Security in 2013: How Your Institution Can Adapt to BYOD
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2016. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.