Innovation Hackathon 2016 – Health Care Meets Tech Guru’s

Birmingham is known for many things, but above others, UAB has created a massive presence with the Healthcare industry and the Innovation Depot has spurred a huge amount of growth through technology. 

Photo By: al.com
Photo By: al.com
The two met last weekend for the 2nd annual Innovation Hack at the Velocity Accelerator – Here are the details…

Hackathon, started in 2015, brings together 100 healthcare, business, and tech guru’s for the sole purpose of solving problems, within the healthcare industry. 

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Contestants are split into groups to collaborate, form proposals and thoughts on how innovation can happen, and lastly they present to audience. Among competition, networking is a huge part of this event, and the Velocity Accelerator could not be a better hosting spot.


Placements

1st. Place – Theodule Jean Baptiste, Jay Martin, Evita Payton and Rahul Thadani


2nd. Place – Josh  Arrage, Jon Berkery, Ahmed Dharani, and Alex Symeonides-Tsatsos


3rd Place (1) – (TIE) Wesley Brand, Rachel Hart, Patrick Rickert and Betsy Stewart

3rd Place (2) – Sheila Dyas, Danny El-Zein, Austin Jones and Pennie Lambert.


Photos provided by the Velocity Accelerator — View more here

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