NHA Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Hackathon Series

The National Health Authority (NHA) recently organised the “Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Hackathon Series.

Highlights

  • It was the first organising first hackathon under Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Hackathon Series.
  • The hackathon was concluded on July 17, 2022.
  • Events were organised at Smart City Operations Centre, Pune, in a hybrid format.

Who organised the hackathon?

The hackathon was organised as a part of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) in coordination with the Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited (PSCDCL) and Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC).

Agenda of the hackathon

During the hackathon, several teams comprising of innovators, data experts and developers joined physically and virtually. They collaborated and built innovative solutions. Hackathon also focussed on mobilizing health Start-up ecosystem in country. This objective was fulfilled by bringing the organisations and individuals together for developing innovative solutions.

Prize pool

For Round 1-Kickstarting UHI (Unified Health Interface)’, Rs 60,00,000 has been fixed as tentative prize pool. Organisations or individuals will be awarded for developing innovative solutions. Their solutions will be assessed by independent jury. The prize will be given to top performers in each challenge track, under two themes:

  1. Innovation Track: Under this theme, organisations or individuals are required to find innovative solutions to power digital health in open network across multiple use cases like ambulance booking, teleconsultation, physical consultation booking and lab tests booking.
  2. Integration Track:Under this theme, organisations and individuals have been challenged to accelerate development of applications which are compatible with UHI. They have also been asked to integrate these applications with applications of other participants in a bid to enable digital health transactions across UHI network.

National Health Authority (NHA)

NHA is the nodal agency for implementation of India’s flagship scheme called Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). It was set up to implement PM-JAY at the national level. In the States, State Health Agencies (SHAs) have been established to implement the scheme.

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