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#HIP613 Dual City Hackathon | HH Ottawa

The #HIP613 hackathon brings together patients, healthcare professionals, physicians, technologists, designers, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, business leaders, researchers, administrators, and governments to collaboratively break down barriers to innovation in healthcare. If you aspire to help transform the access and delivery to healthcare for the better, join us! If not you, who?

Our 2019 Judging Panel

Mari Teitelbaum, B.Sc.H MHA, Vice President of Provincial Programs and Chief Innovation Officer, CHEO

Her unique background and her passion for applying technology to improve health care systems make her an asset to CHEO’s team.

Mari started her career as an electrical engineer, where she recognized the value of technology to enable efficiency and effectiveness. After ten years in the high tech industry, she decided to go back to school and get her Masters of Health Administration at the University of Ottawa. As the daughter of a CHEO physician and a mother herself, she passionately believed that she could use her technology skills to help clinicians care for kids in this community.


Heidi Sveistrup, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of the Bruyère Research Institute and VP, Research and Academic Affairs

Heidi is an active investigator at BRI whose research focus is in stroke rehabilitation and the use of technologies to support wellness, engagement and long life. She is also the academic lead for the Bruyère Centre for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI).



Kevin Grignon, Design Lead for IBM Business Analytics, and Director of IBM Studios Ottawa

Kevin is a designer with over 20 years of experience designing and delivering software and service experiences. Kevin has led design organizations to deliver simple, elegant, and compelling product experiences to market for clients including Coca-Cola, Bank of China, Huawei, Corel, Nortel Networks and others.

Timon LeDain, Director of Emerging Technologies, Macadamian Technologies

Timon is the Director of Macadamian’s growing business in connected health and the Medical Internet of Things (MIoT). Responsible for Macadamian’s IP strategy, partnerships, and emerging technology development initiatives, his areas of focus include healthcare, voice experiences, and consumer products.




This year’s 2019 hackathon features the following prizes:

    • Win an opportunity to pitch your solution directly to the Innovation decision-makers at the Bruyere Hospital. In return, they will provide your team with advice, feedback, and potential for piloting within the hospital. Sponsored by Bruyère Hospital.
    • Win an opportunity to pitch your solution directly to the Innovation decision-makers at CHEO. In return, they will provide your team with advice, feedback, and potential for piloting within the hospital. Sponsored by CHEO.
    • Two teams will be awarded travel and accommodation for two participants to pitch at the June 18 Hackathon Finale Showcase in Kitchener. Sponsored by AGE-WELL.
    • Up to $10,000 in student and faculty support to assist a project that addresses technology related to aging. Sponsored by the Garbarino Girard Centre for Innovation in Seniors Care at Algonquin College.
    • Three 1/2 day studio sessions with the team at IBM Studios Ottawa to help the winning team bring their concept from napkin sketch to market ready. Prize winners will get access to IBM Studios designers for guidance on research methods, user experience design, user interface design, design systems, and user testing. Sponsored by IBM Ottawa.
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Pitch Clinic | HH Ottawa

Who am I? What healthcare problem am I trying to solve? What is my solution? What help am I looking for? Summarizing each of these questions in a compelling pitch that draws in your audience in a short 60 seconds is no simple feat. The Hacking Health Ottawa Pitch Clinic is designed to mentor individuals and teams on the successful design, writing, and delivery of an idea pitch.

Join us in getting ready for the upcoming #HIP613 Hackathon.

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Prevention, Rehabilitation & Recovery in Healthcare Hackathon

Hacking Prevention, Rehab and Recovery in healthcare.

Sign up to the HH Liverpool Spark Board to pitch your healthcare challenge for this years’ hackathon.

No challenges springing to mind? No problem. Check out what challenges are already up on the Spark Board and join a team, your skills are invaluable.

The hackathon starts at 8:30am Saturday 3rd of March and once we’ve finished hearing about all the challenges, we’ll form teams and get hacking. Sunday 4th March, it’s tools down by 12:30pm ready for presentations to the judging panel.

Lunch, dinner and refreshments will be provided, so bring your laptop, your energy and your commitment to innovating healthcare through tech!

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First 2017 Café

Hacking Health Sfax is excited to have its first Café of 2017. To foster the collaboration between technologists and health professionals, we will be having Dr. Selma Charfeddine and Dr. Amine Jemal to discuss how technology can improve health services in Cardiology.

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HH St. John’s Café #4

Join us for our fourth Hacking Health St. John’s November Café on Thursday, February 16th at the Medical Education Centre in the Faculty of Medicine. Hacking Health Cafés are informal meetups to discuss and debate health and technology – where people and ideas mingle. See you there!

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HH St. John’s Café #3

Join us for our third Hacking Health St. John’s November Café on Tuesday, November 29th at the Medical Education Centre in the Faculty of Medicine. Hacking Health Cafés are informal meetups to discuss and debate health and technology – where people and ideas mingle. See you there!

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HH Kuala Lumpur Clinic


The first Hacking Health clinic is on. Mark your calendars – March 19, 2016. More details including the programme soon. Stay tuned.

Find out what’s the excitement all about and why we do it at Hacking Health

Listen to revolutionary ideas and how healthcare and technology can work together to improve both industries.

Identify potential areas in medicine where application of technology can improve healthcare.

Meet passionate clinicians, allied health professionals, hospital administrators, IT developers, companies assisting startups and interested individuals with a common goal.

Know how to leverage a robust and safe platform on iOS, WatchOS and HealthKit. Take the opportunity to meet other iOS enthusiasts.

Thank you for your interest in the event!!

The registration for this clinic has closed. Please re-visit for many future upcoming events. Follow us on twitter @hackinghealthkl or Facebook (HackingHealthKL). You can still write to us and would love to hear from you.

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For registered participants, we will be in touch shortly to confirm your attendance and to update you on the event.


 About Hacking Health  by Dr Benjamin Cheah and Mr Jonathan Tieh


 Apple in Health


Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Medicine by Dr Dhesi Baha Raja


Data : Cloud, Analysis and Security. What’s the future? by Mr Leon Jackson


Medical Informatics : Where are we? by Prof Jai Mohan, Professor of Health Informatics






Summary and moving forward – identifying potential projects


TEA & Closing


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Hacking Health – Edmonton hackathon



AGE-WELL NCE (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life NCE Inc.) is a national research network in technology and aging whose aim is  to help older Canadians to maintain their independence, health and quality of life through accessible  technologies that increase their safety and security, support their independent living, and enhance their social participation. Some of the projects currently underway include: innovative technologies for caregivers, mobile robotics for activities of daily living assistance, and ICT applications for screening, assessment and interventions to enhance mental health. HHYEG 2016 has adopted the AGE-WELL theme for the hackathon as it perfectly aligns with the objective of Hacking Health: to bring innovation to healthcare and health technology

Hacking Health > Edmonton > Hacking Health Camp 2016


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VertMTL Marathon Launch

(Event in French)

Join us this Thursday for the launch of the VertMTL marathon and to reduce the dependence of Montrealers on fossil fuels. This public consultation, organized by the Office de consultation publique de Montréal (OCPM), challenges the community to innovate and suggest innovative solutions against the challenges and problems that fossil fuels represent.

The marathon is designed to mobilize local citizens interested in the environmental issues, as well as technological entrepreneurs and field specialists in sustainable development and innovation.



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From Diagnosis to Crowdfunded Healthcare Startup

Designing for patients? Hear from one patient that built a mobile medical navigator hailed by MD Anderson Cancer Center and ABC News as a life saver.

Check out more about Patient Pilot:


Patient Pilot Website

7:00 pm // Networking

7:15 pm // Introduction and Welcome

7:20 pm // Presentation, Q&A

8:00 pm // Free time for networking

8:30 – 9:00 pm // Event ends



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