Health 2.0′s Washington DC HD&IW Code-a-thon: Preventing Obesity

Dates

June 2nd - 3rd, 2012

Contact

Deb Linton

Prizes

Background



Health 2.0's Washington DC HD&IW Code-a-thon: Preventing Obesity, is a coding competition designed around using big-data to build exciting new applications and tools to improve health care and prevent obesity. Health 2.0 and Kaiser Permanente are hosting the event as part of Washington DC Health Data & Innovation Week, a series of events surrounding The Health Data Initiative Forum III: Health Datapaloza, a public-private collaboration that encourages innovators to utilize health data to develop applications that raise awareness of health system performance and spark community action to improve health.

Health 2.0 has partnered with the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health to take a data-driven stand against obesity. We're expecting students from the community as well as professional technologists and researchers to join us for this fun weekend of rapid prototyping and creative health-hacking!


Now CTO of the United States, Todd Park, presenting to Health 2.0's First Washington DC Code-a-thon participants back when he was "only" CTO for all of Health and Human Services.



Throughout the course of the event Health 2.0 will provide:

  • An introduction for those completely new to code-a-thons and time to ask Health 2.0 staff questions about how get involved.
  • The chance to participate in a structured ideation session that will help you find a team .
  • A number of excellent tech talks and intimate discussion groups with Health Data Experts who will cover cutting edge issues in big-data, health care technology, and the obesity epidemic.
  • Feedback from experienced judges and your local developer community.
  • First place winners get $4,000, 2 passes to The Health Data Initiative Forum III: Health Datapaloza (tickets valued at $300) and 2 passes to Health 2.0's San Francisco Conference (tickets valued at $1,800). With the Second Place team being awarded $3,000 ; Third Place $1,000 ; and 4 Runners-Up getting $500, this means the majority of participants will be walking home with some prize money.
  • Drinks, $10K total in cash prizes and the chance to network with some of Washington DC's most motivated developers!

Description



HOW DO I REGISTER?
Registration is free but seating is limited. Be sure to reserve your seat today by filling out this short registration form. We welcome developers, researchers, entrepreneurs, clinicians, biz-dev, students, patient advocates, informaticians, designers and anyone interested in improving healthcare.

FOOD AND ACCOMMODATIONS:
We will provide you with fuel all day. Just bring yourself, your laptops and your brainpower.

PRIZES:
First place winners get $4,000, admission to The Health Data Initiative Forum III: Health Datapaloza (tickets valued at $300) and 2 passes to Health 2.0's San Francisco Conference (tickets valued at $1,800). The Second Place team will get $3,000 ; Third Place $1,000 ; and 4 Runners-Up will win $500.

LIST OF SPEAKERS, JUDGES, AND SPECIAL GUESTS:

- Dr. Robert Post, Deputy Director Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at USDA: Designing for MyPlate
- Dr. Alan Greene, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and creator of DrGreene.com: Nutritional Intelligence: The Coco-Puff dilemma and how developers can help (Judge)
- Dr. Jaewon Ryu, Associate Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States: The clinician perspective on obesity, obesity prevention and data
- Chris Barnett, University of Missouri and Katie Clift, Kaiser Permanente: Accessing Public & Private Data to Explore the Social Determinants of Health: 100,000 Ways to Make a Map
-Jesse Givens, Head of CarePass Product, Aetna: Your Big Ideas, Our Big Data - let’s make healthcare more convenient for all consumers
- Tyler Norris, Vice President, Total Health Partnerships, Kaiser Permanente: Designing for The Healthy Communities Movement (Judge)
- Wendy Lee, Kaiser Permanente's Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Operations: Using digital / mobile to prevent and treat obesity (Judge)
- Dr. Greg Downing, Program Director, Personalized Health Care Initiative, Department of Health and Human Services (Judge)

Agenda

Day 1: Saturday, June 2, 2012

  • 9:00 – Doors Open / Breakfast
  • 9:30 – Welcome remarks / Overview of the Day
    • Dr. Jaewon Ryu, Associate Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States: The clinician perspective on obesity, obesity prevention and data
  • 10:00 – Talks:
    • Dr. Robert Post, Deputy Director Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at USDA: Designing for MyPlate
    • Jesse Givens, Head of CarePass Product, Aetna: Your Big Ideas, Our Big Data - let’s make healthcare more convenient for all consumers
    • Dr. Alan Greene, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and creator of DrGreene.com: Nutritional Intelligence: The Coco-Puff dilemma and how developers can help
  • 10:40 – Idea pitch session
  • 11:00 – Teams self-form and Coding begins!
  • 12:00 – Lunch and Tech Talks as coding continues:
    • Tyler Norris Vice President, Total Health Partnerships, Kaiser Permanente: Designing for The Healthy Communities Movement
    • Chris Barnett, University of Missouri and Katie Clift, Kaiser Permanente: Accessing Public & Private Data to Explore the Social Determinants of Health: 100,000 Ways to Make a Map
  • Afternoon – Coding continues
  • 5:00 – First Day of Coding concludes


Day 2: Sunday, June 3, 2012

  • 10:00 – Doors Open / Breakfast
  • 10:30 – Short Welcome
  • 10:40 – Talks:
    • Wendy Lee, Kaiser Permanente's Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Operations: Using digital / mobile to prevent and treat obesity
  • 11:00 – Coding continues!
  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • 4:00 – Final presentations and judging
  • 5:00 – Winners Announced!

Partners

Event Host:
The Kaiser Permanente
Center for Total Health

Located near Union Station in Washington, D.C., the center is a unique educational venue. With interactive touchscreen exhibits, state-of-the-art health technology displays, and a conference center, the Center for Total Health contains many unique activities that provide a memorable experience for visitors interested in their health, their families’ health, and the health of the community. It is a place to foster the development of new propositions, conversations and questions that will shape concepts about health for years to come.

$10K Prize Partner:
The Office of the National Coordinator
for Health Information Technology (ONC)

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource to the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care. ONC is organizationally located within the Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Venue

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
700 Second St. NE
Washington, DC 20002