Join Us for the Global Cancer Innovation Hackathon

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Calling all clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, industry experts and end-users! CAMTech, Global Oncology and the MGH Cancer Center invite you to a Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon to spur innovative medtech solutions for pressing challenges around oncology prevention, diagnostics and care. The event will serve as an open innovation platform to catalyze affordable medical technology, business models and process innovations to transform cancer prevention, diagnosis and care in resource-limited settings. Over a 48-hour period, teams—through cross-disciplinary collaboration, mentorship, time/resource constraints and award incentives—can accelerate ideas into breakthrough innovations that have the potential to shift the paradigm of care for cancer globally.

CBIT-YNHHS (Yale) Healthcare Hackathon

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Join us for the 2016 CBIT-YNHHS Healthcare Hackathon!

  • Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Time: 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Location: TAC Auditorium (300 Cedar St, New Haven, CT, 06519-1612)
  • Website: http://yalehackhealth.org/
  • Admission: Free by by application only (deadline Dec. 18, 2015)

A healthcare hackathon is an event in which people with diverse perspectives such as clinicians, engineers, designers, software developers, business people, problem solvers, and patients will come together in one intense, fun-filled three-day weekend to develop solutions that could address challenges facing healthcare today. At this year’s CBIT-YNHHS patient experience and provider engagement hackathon, you will form teams, collaborate within a limited time frame, and focus on a specific problem or idea in healthcare to come up with innovative, disruptive ideas and solutions. We believe that healthcare’s biggest challenges can be diagnosed and addressed effectively from multiple perspectives and look forward to having you attend.

Details: http://www.yalehackhealth.org/

Organized by:
Yale Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology (CBIT), Yale-New Haven Health System (YNHHS), Yale Biomedical Innovation Student Club, MIT Hacking Medicine

Hack The Fat – FEB 20-21 – Miami, FL

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HACK THE FAT: http://gohackhealth.com 

Join the Idea Center at Miami Dade College, Startupbootcamp Miami, and MIT Hacking Medicine at the biggest digital health event to create disruptive solutions to stem the tide of childhood obesity in our local communities.
Work alongside fellow healthcare providers, nutritionists, coders, educators, childhood obesity researchers, public health professionals, exercise enthusiasts, parents, students, advocates, city planners, community health organizations, behavior change aficionados, engineers, and other innovators on ideas to HACK THE FAT to help make Miami’s children healthier.  

Watch this video from the last year’s MIT HackMed GrandHack to see what a healthcare hackathon is like!

Win cash and exceptional prizes including opportunities to work with experts who can help bring your ideas to life.

The event is free! This will be a fun and rewarding opportunity to hack with the best!

Application Deadline: February 1st: http://gohackhealth.com .

February 20-21st
February 20 – 9AM to Dinner
February 21 – 9AM to 5:30PM

The Idea Center
Miami Dade College

315 NE  2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
Building 8, 5th Floor

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AlderHeyHack Recap

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Check out this video from our recent #AlderHeyHack in Liverpool, England…

This Hackathon was a two day event, held at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, that brought together participants from different professions to solve (or hack) problems. Challenges were pitched by clinicians, healthcare professionals, patients and parents and participants formed teams to find a solution to these challenges. The teams then pitched their solutions to a panel of judges.

The event was a partnership between Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, the NWCAHSN and MIT with support from Open Labs @ LJMU.
Film by The Hatch.