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Aug. 1, 2017 10:44 am

MedHacks heads to the hospital

This year's JHU student-run health hackathon is back Sept. 8-10. Applications are open now.

The MedMatch team presents its project.

(Photo by Stephen Babcock)

Johns Hopkins’ student-run health hackathon is going east.

MedHacks will be at Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins Hospital campus in East Baltimore. The event is back for its third edition on Sept. 8-10, and applications to participate are open.

This year’s 36-hour event has new tracks around specific topics like patient safety and quality, as well as medication adherence, said organizer Burton Ye.

The event is also combining forces with another JHU calendar highlight. Ye ┬ásaid the event is also partnering with Johns Hopkins’ Center for Bioengineering and Innovation Design (CBID), which is coordinating its annual design day on Sept. 8 with this year’s event.

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Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is Market Editor for Technical.ly Baltimore and Technical.ly DC. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.

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