Aetna Foundation Issues $4.5 Million Challenge to Accelerate Digital Health Innovation

The Aetna Foundation announced the Healthier World Innovation Challenge, a $4.5 million initiative designed to steer digital health innovation to improve chronic health outcomes in underserved communities.

The Aetna Foundation is calling on organizations to leverage technology to make an impact on health outcomes in vulnerable communities. The Foundation today announced the Healthier World Innovation Challenge, a $4.5 million initiative designed to steer digital health innovation to improve chronic health outcomes in underserved communities.

Six Challenge winners will not only receive up to $750,000 each over 3 consecutive years, but will also have support from the Aetna Foundation and partner resources to implement their innovation. The Challenge is part of a larger, 3-year digital health commitment by the Aetna Foundation to help address public health concerns. With the addition of the Challenge, the Aetna Foundation’s commitment to digital health will now total $5.7 million between 2014 and 2016.

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