The energy just surged at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco with Allscripts announcement about our Open App Challenge. The program motivates developers and vendors to “Start a Revolution” with apps that tap into Allscripts Open EHR software and improve patient outcomes in a measurable way. The stakes are high with more than $750,000 in prizes. The overall winner takes home $250,000. I’m really excited about this challenge because the focus is on innovation that produces real solutions that can be integrated into providers’ workflows. We’re hoping to inspire developers to push the boundaries of what IT can do to improve quality of care for patients. Whether you’re a physician, nurse, caregiver or IT professional (inside or outside the industry), it’s time to get started on apps that address the two contest categories: management of high cost chronic diseases […]