Hello innovators!

We want to share an important update with you about the National Patient ID Challenge: After surveying registered competitors and some internal deliberations, we are adjusting the competition timeline:

  • Final submissions due: March 1, 2017
  • Finalists announced: March 30, 2017
  • Finalists’ prototype submissions due: April 30, 2017
  • Grand prize winner: Expected announcement in June

This is a complicated problem and we’ve put some very specific criteria in the guidelines. We want to encourage continued participation in the challenge and ensure that you have enough time to flesh out and test your concepts. We hope the extended timeframe will help.

As always, thank you for joining us on this important journey to improve patient safety.