2016-2017 Challenge


Sachin Jain-Carrum HealthCarrum Health was named the winner of the 2016-2017 Health Acceleration Challenge. The accolade came with $50,000 in prize money and was presented to CEO Sachin Jain.

A team of 24 judges reviewed and rated applications based on the three Challenge criteria of impact, evidence, and dissemination.  Ultimately, four finalists emerged:

ADDICAID: An addiction wellness platform for patients, payers, and providers was founded by Sam Frons. 


CARRUM HEALTH: Carrum Health’s solution connects self-insured employers to top-quality regional healthcare providers through bundled payment arrangements. 


OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM: A technology-enabled and precision-based model of care to proactively manage hypertension was developed under the leadership of Dr. Richard Milani. 

RADIAL ANALYTICS: An evidence-driven decision support platform to help hospitals and insurers reduce post-acute costs for shared-risk patients while improving outcomes. 

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We are no longer accepting applications for the 2016 Health Acceleration Challenge.  To view and comment on the innovative submissions we did receive, please register here!  

To be considered for the 2016 Health Acceleration Challenge, innovations must be:

  • Impactful– The innovation would significantly improve the value of health care delivery if widely adopted.

  • Proven– Credible, demonstrated evidence of successful results are required, such as cost savings, outcomes improvement, patient satisfaction, etc.

  • Ready to scale– You must have a detailed rollout plan and be at the cusp of “scaling up” to achieve impact.


Health Acceleration Challenge Launch

Health Acceleration Challenge