Come change the way the world looks at health

The Pitt Challenge! A healthcare hackathon presented by the University of Pittsburgh's Pharmacy School and CTSI.

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Prizes

$9,950 in prizes

First Prize

Cash prize for the overall winning team of the competition

Second Prize

Cash prize for the second place overall team of the competition

Third Prize

Cash prize for the third place overall team of the competition

Best of Interactive Health Kiosks

Amazon Fire Tablets for the best team in the Interactive Health Kiosks Track

Best of Electronic Health Record System

Rocket Notebooks for the best team in the Electronic Health Record System Track

Best of Medical Education Gamification

Classic NES and Sega Genesis Game Systems for the best team in the Medical Education Gamification Track

Best of Virtual Medical Simulation

Leap Motion Controller development kits for the best team in the Virtual Medical Simulation track

Best of Big Data in Healthcare

500 GB External SSDs for the best team in the Big Data in Healthcare track

Best of Remote Patient Interactions

Google Home hubs for the best team in the Remote Patient Interactions track

Best of Improved Dictation

TT East Trans Smart Language Translators for the best team in the Improved Dictation track

Best of Technology and Mental Health

10 Minute Product Pitch to Headspace OR 1 Year subscriptions to Headspace for the best team in the Technology and Mental Health Track.

Best Use of MongoDB Atlas

MongoDB AirCharge Pluses for the team with the best use of MongoDB (max 4).

Best Domain Name Registered

Domain.com backpacks for the team with the best domain name registered with Domain.com.

Best Use of Google Cloud

Google Home Minis for the team with the best use of Google Cloud Services.

Best UiPath Automation Hack

UiPath/MLH Backpacks for the team with the best use of UiPath Automation.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Al L'altrelli

Al L'altrelli

Tyler Hoffman

Tyler Hoffman

Prachi Joshi

Prachi Joshi

Arup Mukherjee

Arup Mukherjee

Marijanel Alilo

Marijanel Alilo

Marc Tata

Marc Tata

Tom Nolin

Tom Nolin

Kyle McCormick

Kyle McCormick

Gregory Shevchenko

Gregory Shevchenko

Phil Empey

Phil Empey

Raja S

Raja S

Hashim Al Hassan

Hashim Al Hassan

Dr. Daniel Mosse

Dr. Daniel Mosse

Arjun Had

Arjun Had

Brian Bobby

Brian Bobby

Kelly Bobby

Kelly Bobby

Judging Criteria

  • Investment
    To what degree would the judge be willing to invest into further developing this solution?
  • Difficulty
    How ambitious is the project? How successful were the group in completing it?
  • Value
    How large is the potential market value and/or human impact of the solution?
  • Creativity
    Does the group's solution attempt to solve the problem in a novel way?
  • Problem
    How clear is the problem that the group is addressing?
  • Recommendation
    How likely would the judge be to recommend the solution to a colleague?

theme

  • Social Good