Accenture Launches Its Fifth Annual HealthTech Innovation Challenge for Emerging Innovators and Disruptors – Accenture Newsroom

Written by Marchell Gillis

NEW YORK; May 17, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened the application period for the fifth annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge, which seeks to support innovative solutions for improving the way people access, receive, manage and finance healthcare in North America.

Now in its fifth year, the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge brings healthcare organizations and start-ups together to tackle the world’s biggest health issues. The industry is at a pivotal moment, and the health leaders of today and tomorrow will be those that can harness the power of technology and human ingenuity to put the human at the heart of everything they do. To apply, health start-ups will find the submission form, including additional details about the challenge’s criteria, eligibility, and requirements at Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge.

“Each year we look forward to the new solutions that innovative start-ups develop for healthcare organizations to improve health outcomes and health operations,” said Brian Kalis, managing director of digital health and innovation at Accenture. “The past year the pandemic presented many challenges, but it also accelerated the adoption of digital technology that helped deliver better healthcare experiences for consumers and clinicians. We look forward to exploring the novel ideas that emerging start-ups are bringing to the market.”

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