Solving the world's toughest health challenges
HackHLTH is the premier hackathon for the health ecosystem, bringing together the most passionate developers, designers, and entrepreneurs with the most forward thinking sponsors, to solve the industry’s toughest problems. With health at a critical point, the need for new products and services to move forward, faster and more effectively, is more important than ever.
Participants will have 36 hours to collaborate and create meaningful solutions, with the 8 most impactful projects sharing more than $80,000 in prizes.
The industry is looking to you to accelerate innovation and drive meaningful change locally and globally. Register now and join us in Vegas from October 25-27.
Friday through Sunday
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsor challenges and prizes
Over $80,000 in prizes awarded by HLTH + Individual Sponsor Awards
HACK/HLTH 2019 Sponsors coming soon…
2018 HACK/HLTH Sponsors:
Build an application to help individuals with diabetes, heat, sleep or mental health conditions better manage their day-to-day life.
$10,000 to be split amongst the team
Create an experience centered on genetic data to help somebody live a happier and healthier life everyday.
Each member of the winning team will be awarded an all expenses paid trip for 3 days to New York City.
Create an experience centered on genetic data to help somebody live a happier and healthier life everyday
$10,000 to be split amongst the team
All code developed as part of the HackHLTH must be FRESH. Before the start of the HackHLTH, developers can create wireframes, designs and user flows. They can also come with hardware. However, to keep things fair, all code must be written onsite at the HackHLTH.
IP Ownersip at HLTH
Participants own the rights to their work. Please keep in mind that sponsoring companies may have their own terms and conditions for proprietary technology or content.
Participants in HackHLTH are required to sign an agreement either prior to the show during registration, or upon arrival.
A one-on-one session between the team presenting its solution, and the judges from the Challenge sponsor for whom the solution was developed (e.g., Challenge sponsor “x” will judge team submissions for their/its challenge). Each sponsoring company will select its two finalists to advance to Round 2.
The top 16 teams, two from each sponsoring company, will present in the HLTH General Session Ballroom, with full A/V support, in front of our panel of judges. The presentations will be open to all HLTH attendees.
The winning team will join HLTH’s General Session Kickoff on the Main Stage presenting the HackHLTH award winners in front of investors, media and other stakeholders from the healthcare ecosystem.
5 Points Each (20 Total)
Does the solution have real and/or applicable value?
How innovative is the solution in response to its challenge?
Is the solution intuitive/easily integrated into the healthcare space?
Is the solution aesthetically pleasing and attractive?
There will be a Pre-HackHLTH webinar, held on Wednesday, October 16, 6:30-8:00pm PDT (virtual session via Zoom). The webinar will allow participants to get an intro to the hackathon, logistics, and hear a brief word from the sponsors in anticipation of the event.
Friday, Oct 25
Saturday, Oct 26
Sponsor Breakout Sessions
Sunday, Oct 27
7:00 – 9:00AM
12:00 – 2:00PM
HACKHLTH will provide a $125 Travel Stipend to qualified participants with a cap of actual expenses incurred for travel and lodging.
To qualify, developers, designers and entrepreneurs must do ALL of the below:
- Check-in onsite to the HackHLTH
- Submit a project
- Demo to the judges on Sunday, October 27, 2019
All receipts such as airfare, gas and lodging must have the attendee’s name on them. Receipts must reflect the dates of October 22-26, 2019. Only travel to/from the HLTH Hackathon and hotel stay during the event will be reimbursed up to a total of $125. Further instructions to come.
The registration fee for HackHLTH: $10
Registration for HLTH 2019 is separate from HACK/HLTH. If you would like to register for HLTH 2019, please click here.
You must be 18 years or older to participate in HackHLTH.