Thursday, April 19, 2018

Prime Health Challenge

The Annual Prime Health Challenge began in 2014 to galvanize the burgeoning digital health ecosystem and accelerate the adoption of digital health technologies focused on achieving the “Triple Aim” of improved patient experience, improved population health and lower costs.  The program, powered by The Colorado Health Foundation, validates companies based on impact, business and clinical rubrics in order to identify the most commercial-ready solutions.  Industry experts provide feedback and mentorship to digital health companies seeking to pilot their products with healthcare institutions.  The program concludes with a “shark-tank” style event, where finalists companies pitch their products live to a panel of healthcare executives from healthcare institutions across Colorado, and an audience of hundreds, to win a portion of $150,000 and the opportunity to pilot their product.

This year, the Challenge will focus on funding pilots within
Colorado Safety Net Institutions.  We plan to address key needs identified by our Safety Net Advisory Board to support underserved communities and are soliciting judges from these Institutions and community stakeholders in the evaluation process in order to identify relevant health technology solutions.

Apply To Judge: 
Fill out this quick form at and we’ll send you an invitation to apply.

As a judge, you will be expected to review health technology company applications for the 2018 Challenge on the Valid Evaluation platform. Each judge will be assigned 4-8 companies to evaluate based on their subject matter expertise.  Judges are expected to complete these evaluations from May 21st to June 4th and should allocate 3-6 hours for the process.  We encourage you to attend the June 6th semi-finalist selection meeting; however, this is not a requirement to participate.

For specific questions, please reach out to Nicole McNew, Executive Director at Prime Health, at

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