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Judging panel, datasets, prep sessions, and more!

Hi Future of Healthcare Hackers,
We are excited to have you join our hackathon. We are passionate about making a difference in the Future of Healthcare, and having fun while doing it! 
We are just ~2.5 weeks away from the Hackathon starting. A few exciting updates for you: 
Our panelist of judges includes leaders across healthcare, policy, and consulting: 
  • David Shulkin, Former U.S. Secretary of the VA
  • Allison Oelschlaeger, Chief Data Officer of Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Clare Bernard, Ph.D., Senior Director, Data Sciences Platform at the Broad Institute
  • Niall Brennan, Chief Analytics and Privacy Officer at Clarify, Prior President of Healthcare Cost Institute
  • Dr. Greg Hess, Prior Chief Medical Officer at Symphony, IMS health, SDI, and practicing physician
  • Michelle Werr, Managing Director at HealthScape Advisors.
We have a new dataset! 
  • Turquoise Health, a leader in delivering structured data on the cost of care to make pricing data both transparent and accessible to patients, has provided a unique dataset for the Hackathon. 
  • Their data is sourced from the machine-readable files posted by the hospitals themselves as a part of compliance with the government's Price Transparency Rule. 
  • If you are interested in using this data for the hackathon, you can request access HERE
Optional Prep Sessions - add them to your calendar!
  • Join us on September 6th and 7th to hear from industry experts, get additional context on the hackathon tracks, and ask any questions.
    • Patient Privacy: September 6th at 12pm ET, 8am PT 
    • Public Health: September 6th at 2pm ET, 11am PT
    • Improving Patient Care: September 7th at 4pm ET, 1pm PT
  • Zoom link to be provided in a future update 

Share the hackathon with your friends! Still looking for teammates? Join our Slack and visit #find-teammates channel.

Ensure your full team is registered on Devpost (and add team details here!).

We will be providing an agenda for 9/8-9/11 over the next few days. This will include details on pre-events, mentor sessions, kickoff, and closing remarks.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at hackathon@datavant.com. If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.