The Society’s first-ever Shark Tank Competition will highlight how innovators are tackling PA/LTC issues.
This competition will feature innovation in the PA/LTC setting by showcasing new systems, devices, and technology
with the goal to improve PA/LTC processes and outcomes.
The finalists will be presenting their innovations on March 23rd at the Annual Conference in Grapevine, Texas between 1:30 – 3:00PM at the New Approaches to Healthcare: How Society Plans to Facilitate Innovative Experimentation educational session in Rooms San Antonio 4-6.
Attend this session to vote on who you think should win the competition!
The deadline to submit your innovation has now passed. Please consider applying next year!
An innovative cutting-edge solution must fall into one of the following three categories to be eligible:
Precision Decision Inc. introduce an IOS application that matches the list of diagnoses from the electronic record with a database of best available education handouts for families and makes them available to the patient and families to review them at their convenience.
Recognition in Society publications, including Caring for Ages and JAMDA.
Recognition on social media through the Society’s social media accounts.
Consulting from an expert panel of physicians.
Free year of membership with the Society and access to all member resources.
Opportunity to exhibit for free at the next year’s Innovation Tech Pavilion.
Opportunity to judge the next year’s competition.
|Applications Accepted Starting:||November 27, 2017|
|Deadline to Submit Applications:||January 15, 2018|
|Notification of Innovators Invited to Present:||January 30, 2018|
|Shark Tank Competition Presenters Materials Deadline:||February 19, 2018|
|Payments Due to Exhibit in the Tech Pavilion:||February 23, 2018|
|Shark Tank Competition Presentations:||March 23, 2018 at the Annual Conference 1:30 – 3 PM|
|Exhibit at Annual Conference:||March 22 (11:00 AM – 7:00 PM) – March 23 (10:30 AM – 3:30 PM)|
|Winners Announced:||March 25, 2018 during Sunday’s General Session (8:30 AM – 11:00 AM)|
Five innovators will be chosen to present and compete in the Shark Tank Competition at the Annual Conference on March 23, 2018 1:30 – 3:00 PM.
2 winners will be chosen (judging panel choice and audience choice).
The judges will review each innovation and score based on the following criteria:
Aligned with the Society’s vision and mission
Addresses a significant need in PA/LTC medicine
Track record of success in health care solutions
Addresses a key issue or challenge faced by Society members or constituent