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Hacking Health - Waterloo Hackathon

  • Kitchener City Hall - Rotunda 200 King St W. Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7 Canada (map)

The first annual Hacking Health Waterloo Hackathon is a weekend-long hackathon that breaks down barriers to healthcare innovation by bringing together IT and healthcare professionals to collaborate, dream up & design apps, devices and solutions for patient-centric care.


This year’s theme: Brain Health, Aging and Wellness

Hackathon Challenges:

  • Emergency Department Visits: Solutions that reduce or avoid unnecessary emergency department visits for older adults living with dementia.
  • Falls prevention: Solutions that prevent falls, or mitigate injury due to falls, in older adults with dementia.
  • Aging at Home: Solutions for better management of complex chronic conditions in older adults with dementia who are living at home.
  • Cognitive Fitness: Solutions that improve brain health or cognitive fitness in older adults.