The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in conjunction with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), invites cancer patients, survivors, and their families and friends to create short, compelling videos sharing a personal story that describes a goal of a cancer patient or survivor, and how technology (such as health IT or consumer eHealth tools) is used to support meeting that goal. There are a variety of tools and applications that can be used to help patients and their families navigate the various aspects of living with or transitioning from cancer treatment to survivorship.
1. Create a Video that is no longer than 2 minutes which shares a personal story that describes a goal of a cancer patient or survivor, and how technology (such as health IT or consumer eHealth tools) is used to support meeting that goal. Your video must direct viewers to www.HealthIT.gov.
2. Register on CancerCare.Challenge.gov between October 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and December 12, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET and submit the following items (collectively, the “Submission”):
-The title of your Video;
-A link to your Video on YouTube.com or Vimeo.com;
-A text description of your personal story and use of technology;
-A transcript of words spoken or sung in the Video
To be eligible to win a prize under this Challenge, an individual or team —
1. shall have registered to participate in the Challenge under these Official Rules;
2. shall have complied with all the requirements set forth herein;
3. shall be at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry;
4. shall be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States;
Includes elements such as the creativity and coherence of the script/story.
Includes whether the video is compelling, inspiring, instructive, and share-able.
Video and Audio Quality
All types of videos will be accepted into the Challenge. However, effort to show quality of the video content, narrative and visual appearance will be assessed.
Includes the number of plays on either YouTube or Vimeo – whichever service was linked to in the submission. The more plays the video has the better it will score in this category. The public will vote on the Submissions on CancerCare.Challenge.gov between December 17, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET and December 20, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. ET to determine a Popular Choice winner.
First Prize $3,000
Second Prize $2,000
Third Prize $1250
Honorable Mention $750
Popular Choice Award $600