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REMINDER: Washington DC HD&IW Code-a-thon: Preventing Obesity
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WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 06/02/12 --


WHAT:
Health 2.0 and Kaiser Permanente will host a coding competition to develop health care applications that can prevent obesity. During the two-day code-a-thon students and professional technologists will use big data to find creative solutions that prevent obesity and improve health care. The event is free to all developers and prizes awarded will include a $10,000 cash prize sponsored by The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), entrance to The Health Data Initiative Forum III: Health Datapalooza, and a pass to the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference in San Francisco. The event is part of Washington D.C. Health Data & Innovation Week.

DETAILS:
Washington D.C. HD&IW Code-a-thon

Saturday, June 2, 2012


  • 9:00 - Doors open - breakfast
  • 9:30 - Welcome remarks - overview
  • 10:00 - Primary idea pitches
  • 10:30 - Teams self-form and coding begins
  • 11:00 - A series of small presentations and intimate discussion groups with health data experts begins
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • Afternoon - Coding and tech talks continue
  • 5:00 - Coding concludes

Sunday, June 3, 2012

  • 10:00 - Doors open - breakfast
  • 10:30 - Welcome
  • 10:15 - Coding begins
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 4:00 - Final presentations and judging
  • 5:00 - Winners announced

Event registration is available at: http://www.health2con.com/events/event-registration/?ee=10.
Information on speakers is available at: http://www.health2con.com/devchallenge/washington-dcs-hdi-code-a-thon-preventing-obesity/.

ATTENDEES:
Attendees include top health care innovators, developers, researchers, entrepreneurs, clinicians, business developers, students, patient advocates, informaticists, and designers.

WHEN:
June 2-3, 2012

WHERE:
Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
700 Second Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

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