HIMSS19: CMMI launching challenge competition to drive AI innovation

The federal government is launching a challenge competition to explore the use of artificial intelligence to predict health outcomes and improve health care delivery.

Adam Boehler, director of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)—the innovation arm of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services—said the federal agency is launching the Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge.

The challenge, announced by Boehler during a media briefing at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) annual conference and exhibition, is being launched in partnership with the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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