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Health Equity Hackathon

  • Capital Factory 701 Brazos Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)

Join us in creating data-driven solutions for the underserved healthcare population.

Friday, October 19

  1. Reception 4:00

  2. Early Orientation 5:00

  3. Late Orientation 6:30

The inaugural National Health Equity Hackathon will focus on creating data-driven solutions for the underserved healthcare population.

The hackathon will be October 19 – 21 at Capital Factory in Austin, Texasand includes sponsorship support from the Institute for Diversity (IFD) of the American Hospital Association and CareSet Systems, with additional support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the American Nurses AssociationDesign Institute for Health at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, Innovation Learning NetworkSocrata, and others.

Examples of these people that do not have equal access or quality of care include:

  • the economically disadvantaged

  • those affected by racial or gender disparities

  • infants and children

  • people living with chronic illness

  • the frail elderly

  • the homeless

  • those affected by the opioid crisis

Using open source datasets, this weekend hackathon will gather multiple tech disciplines around a common goal of eliminating health disparities. Attendees will self-select to a team with diverse perspectives. Local and nationally-acclaimed mentors and database experts will be accessible throughout the event.

EVENT TYPE: Paid ($20) - Must RSVP

Lunch and dinner will be provided each day of the event. Parking is not included.

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