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The MITRE Telemedicine Innovation Challenge Team will host 3 live Q&A Sessions for interested participants on Dec 7th 3-4PM EST, Dec 13th 1-2pm EST and Jan 5th 11-12PM EST. Further updates and meeting links will be posted here soon.

What is the MITRE Telemedicine Innovation Challenge?

The MITRE Telemedicine Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for innovators to demonstrate how telehealth technologies and modalities (which could include video conferencing and data transmission capabilities as well as medical devices and measurement apps with data transmission and/or storage capabilities) can be applied to conduct a standardized history and physical examination. Participants are asked to share their knowledge and determine the feasibility or practicality of telehealth for certification exams.

What organizations may participate in the MITRE Telemedicine Innovation Challenge?

U.S.-based and international healthcare vendors, telehealth vendors, healthcare systems, innovation companies, research, and academic institutions are welcome to apply. All organizations must demonstrate experience complying with US healthcare regulations and standards.

Are we allowed to demonstrate technologies that are not yet in common usage?

Yes, however proposals will be evaluated on their ability to be implementable within 2 years.

How will participants be notified if they have been selected to participate in Stage 2?

All applicants will be notified via email on the status of their proposal by January 13th, 2023.

What will happen with the submitted proposals?

All proposals shall remain with the Federal Government and will not be returned.

What happens with proposals that include proprietary information?

All information received in response to this challenge that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly.

Will final presentations in Stage 2 be in person or virtual?

Final presentations will be held virtually via MS Teams or Zoom. Details will be provided to selected finalist when notified on participation in Stage 2.

Is there prize or incentive money for Stage 2 participants?

No, there is no prize money or incentive money.

Will a “winner” be announced?

No, a winner will not be announced.  All of the information acquired through this challenge will help in planning the next steps for improving medical certification examinations.

Will a list of participants in Stage 1 or Stage 2 be published?

No.  There will be no posting of lists of participants from Stage 1 or Stage 2.