This year’s theme, “Hacking Common Health Problems; Providing Uncommon but practical and human centric Solutions”,
includes the different aspects healthcare ecosystem in Nepal. The current health care system is facing various challenges
including rising health care costs, increasing pressure on medical education and health care systems and shortages of healthcare
providers. Due to these challenges, the current health care system must be adapted to be able to become future proof.
1) Improvement of elderly patient's experience while visiting hospital
To develop working prototypes (Mobile/Phone/text/sensors) to help improve elderly patient's experience and navigation while visiting the hospital in Nepalese context?
2) Educating Doctors in Digital Era
To devlop Game-based learning to teach Pediatrians (Doctors) and learn in a patient-centered why where live patient are not available or must not be put at risk.
3) Utilizing Telemedicine in increasing adherence to Bronchodilator technique
Bronchodilator are given via different devices viz Rotahalers, Revolizers, MDI Spacers etc.
Almost 99% of the patients inhale via wrong technique which tremendously decrease drug efficacy and increase cost to the patient.
4) Strengthening the local healthcare institutes in low resource setting
Nepal is geographically and economically challenged country where accessibility of quality healthcare is difficult in existing resources; the country is facilitated with local health post and private pharmacies. This local healthcare institution can be strengthened with existing recourses and improve the primary healthcare service.
5) Case Discussion forum for Doctors
Simplified Text Based forum for Doctors - where doctors in rural areas post in patient information. Specialists (verified) will reply leading to better patient management.
6) Health Education on OTT
Easy to navigate content management system, easy to understand short videos about health promotion and prevention. tags, comments, replies should be integral.
7) Integrating health ecosystem
Healthcare ecosystem is very large with numbers of stakeholders. Even, regulators are 5-6 in numbers. While adding insurance and payment channels, range of service chain goes even longer and bigger. How a digital platform can connect all these, who can create this big single system?
FIRST PRIZE : NPR 60,000/-
SECOND PRIZE : NPR 40,000/-
THIRD PRIZE : NPR 20,000/-