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CLIP: Geisinger wins challenge on using technology to prevent childhood obesity

Geisinger Health System has been selected as one of the winners of the “Using Technology to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Low Income Families and Communities Challenge” by HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The challenge aims to empower low income families to achieve healthy lifestyles through unique uses of technology platforms. The Geisinger team created Pediatricians Prescribing Play, an application for pediatric patients that frames exercise as play. The team will develop a prototype and begin small-scale testing through July 2019.