2020 Yale Healthcare Hackathon

Event time: 
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:30pm to Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 5:00pm
55 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 

The 2020 Yale Healthcare Hackathon will be focusing on Social Determinants of Health, encouraging participants to focus on problems such as: 

-Housing affordability 
-Food insecurity
-Environmental impact on health 
-Medical-legal partnerships; access to justice

-Access to behavioral and mental health

A Healthcare Hackathon is an event in which people with diverse perspectives such as clinicians, engineers, designers, software developers, business people, students, community members and patients come together in an intense, fun-filled, three-day weekend to develop and build solutions that could address challenges facing healthcare today. Participants will form teams, collaborate within a limited time frame, and focus on a specific problem or idea in healthcare to come up with innovative ideas and solutions.

Hackathon Award Amounts
Grand Prize: $2,500.00
Runner-up: $1,500.00
Audience Choice: $750.00
Sponsored Prizes:
InnovateHealth Yale Prize for Public Health Innovation: $1,000.00
Sustainable Health Initiative Prize for Global Health Innovation: $1,000.00

For more information and to submit your application, click here.

Event Type: 
Call to Action
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Hunger & Nutrition
People with Disabilities
Event Source: 
Yale Affiliate
Open To: 
Graduate Students
Additional Info: 
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