Case studies from around the world

Hacking Health at HIC

The Health Informatic Society of Australia (HISA) and its leaders share a common passion for health reform enabled by health informatics and digital health. They continuously look for new ways to shape a bright future for their country, and to play a leadership role nationwide. HISA visionary CEO, Dr. Louise Schaper, and her team are literally on a mission to fix healthcare.

Hacking Health Camp

A 4-day international event and the largest European healthcare hackathon, Hacking Health Camp aims to inspire participants with world-class speakers, train them with 30 sessions, and give them a chance to act right away.

Hacking Health Joule Days

Joule HH days

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and its new division Joule launched a whole new strategy to spearhead and drive physician-led innovation for their 85,000 members. They partnered with Hacking Health to bring a heightened level of creativity and community involvement in the process, and to create new ways to better achieve their respective missions together.

Hacking Health - eHealth

eHealth Toronto & Vancouver

Hacking Health partnered with eHealth, Canada Health Infoway, COACH, the Canadian Institute of Health Informatics, national sponsor Desjardins Insurance and local sponsor Gevity to deliver a high impact design challenge.



Based on a background of initiating digital health projects and mobilizing regional hospitals in Valais with Hacking Health, the Ark Foundation has launched a major health-tech cluster initiative: Swiss Digital Health®.

HH Milano established a national network of engaged hospitals

Innovate Healthcare Nationwide

In May 2015 Hacking Health Milano hosted Italy’s first-ever health hackathon. Since then, it has ramped up to mobilize the whole nation using design thinking to re-invent health services.

Dutch Hacking Health

In 2015, the REshape Center for Innovation of Radbound University Medical Center was contemplating a hackathon to shake up their institution. Instead of going it alone in their local community, they chose to join forces with Hacking Health and play a leading role on a global scale. In 2016, with a bold vision to mobilize their whole nation around healthcare innovation, four Dutch University Medical Centers, - Leiden UMC, Maastricht UMC, UMC Groningen and Radboud UMC -, took their country by storm and created Dutch Hacking Health. For the first time ever, a ‘health hackathon’ was held in a nation-wide setting in multiple cities.



Desjardins Lab and Hacking Health teamed up to develop a unique program focused on social impact, providing teams with more time and support to improve project quality and enable the creation of useful partnerships and collaborations.