MedPiper Announces Hackemist – A One-Of-A-Kind Hackathon Targeted Towards Healthcare Innovation
The hackathon with the tagline ‘Unlock New Age Healthcare’ will kick off on February 7 and consists of two ideation phases – brainstorming and development. Registrations start today.
BANGALORE, India, Jan. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MedPiper Technologies, the one-stop healthtech destination for healthcare practitioners, is all set to launch its very first hackathon ‘Hackemist – Unlock New Age Healthcare‘. The month-long hackathon, for which registrations are now open, will kick off on February 7. The winners stand to bag cash prizes worth up to INR 50000. Interested participants can register at https://hackathon.medpiper.com/.
MedPiper Technologies verifies and connects healthcare professionals with healthcare-based organizations for duty vacancies, clinical assignments and partnerships with pharma and manufacturers. The company is currently building standardized APIs to help connect and engage practitioners, digital health platforms, hospitals, insurance service providers and other healthcare stakeholders in real time. MedPiper seeks to eliminate information asymmetry and optimize the existing workforce among healthcare practitioners with technology.
Hackemist is targeted towards discovering and developing cutting-edge solutions to bring healthcare to everyone by solving trust and matching issues in the global healthcare ecosystem, at scale. The participants will use their coding prowess to innovate and help the said ecosystem. Encouraging healthtech innovation, the hackathon will be also featured as a part of E-Summit’22, a 2-day entrepreneurship summit organized by IIT Bombay on February 5 and 6.
Currently in India, the general public is not updated or informed on critical healthcare-based trends from the right or trusted sources while HR managers of many organizations are looking for solutions to promote their employees’ health and wellness in the new age of work from home (WFH) and other options. As part of this hackathon, the candidates will be working on the right tech solutions to help HR managers bring better physical and mental health to their employees as well as healthcare writers to bring about important healthcare news and topics so readers can be up to date.
The hackathon is open to tech-based participants, in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities, enrolled in a bachelor’s/master’s programme, with additional experience in coding/software development. Candidates interested in working on internships or full-time positions in healthcare can register for the event. The participation can be either solo or in teams of maximum three coders.
Apart from a chance to win cash prizes, the participants will also be exclusive recipients of Dr. Swasth HealthFin Cards as well as get hiring opportunities with MedPiper.
For more details, interested candidates can visit https://hackathon.medpiper.com/.
About MedPiper Technologies
Bangalore-based MedPiper Technologies Pvt Ltd is a YCombinator-S20 health-tech start up that verifies and connects doctors and healthcare professionals (HCPs) with hospitals and healthcare organizations for duty vacancies, clinical assignments and partnerships with pharma and manufacturers. From building a medical resume to medical webinars, MedPiper provides the platform and resources to help medical practitioners hone their professional skills and update their medical education.
The company boasts of a database of over 65000 verified HCPs, and it provides its services for 35 healthcare organizations at present. MedPiper is affiliated with MeITy and IIM Bangalore and associated with healthcare-based organizations like the Indian Dental Association (IDA) and Private Hospitals & Nursing Homes Association (PHANA) among others.
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