This funding will support planning and launch activities for the Open Health Data Consortium, a group of organizations that will work to facilitate the emergence of a health-data ecosystem in America. Deliverables will include a strategy document that includes metrics of success; a memo laying out four to five options for a legal structure; creation of an internal communications infrastructure; development of an external-facing website; exploration of revenue sources and development of a business model; recommendations for near- and long-term staffing; development of a request for proposals (RFP) to select a firm to handle Web development and communications; development of an RFP to identify a group to manage the effort long term; and support during a transition for the firms to be selected to handle communications and management.
Amount Awarded $300,000.00
Awarded on: 3/12/2012
Time frame: 4/1/2012 - 1/31/2013
Grant Number: 69905