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2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge Announced, With $100K Prize


Though last year’s Data Design Diabetes Challenge just wrapped up not too long ago, the 2012 edition is already getting under way.

During the Care Innovations Summit in Washington D.C. recently, Dennis Urbaniak — VP of Sanofi — announced the 2012 challenge with this year’s focus on “driving innovation in the quality, delivery, and cost of diabetes care.”  The mobile application “Ginger.io” won last year’s challenge.

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Mobile Behavioral Monitoring Platform Ginger.io Raises $1.7M For its Mobile Health Tracking Solution


Mobile location in healthcare is nothing new, there’s tons of apps on the market that can direct you to the nearest emergency room or pharmacy, for example, but taking things a few steps further could potentially open up a plethora of new solutions and services within the healthcare industry.  A new startup called Ginger.io is doing just that.

Ginger.io, which was born out of the MIT Media Lab, has created a platform with one goal in mind — taking the mounds of behavioral data collected from mobile users via their smartphones and building cutting-edge solutions on top of it.  The company realized that there’s an enormous amount of data that can be easily collected from mobile devices that could be used to track one’s personal health.

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