RocHackHealth 2016

RocHackHealth 2016 Hackathon Challenges!

Here is a preview of the RocHackHealth 2016 challenges!  Full information and data will be posted on Friday April 8, 2016.  But just in case you are curious: Challenge #1:  Predicting Hospital Re-Admissions:  In this challenge, your team will try to predict which patients will be re-admitted to the hospital after being discharged from a[…]

Hacking Healthcare

“Hacking Healthcare” is a term coined by Fred Trotter, a journalist and healthcare hactivist, in his book by the same name.  Healthcare hacking is white hat hacking to improve the safety, efficiency, transparency, equality, and delivery of healthcare. At the foundation of  hacking healthcare is data.  Fred began one of the first efforts to open large US government data[…]