The Virtual Innov8 4 Kids Challenge is an event where teams rapidly create innovative solutions to common pediatric challenges while competing for prizes. Teams consist of high school / college students and professionals. Children’s Health invites you to join our first virtual challenge, partnering to advocate for innovation at Dallas-Fort Worth.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$2,250 in prizes

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Best Highschool Hack

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

  1. Your submission must have a title, fill out the required description(s), image, and all team members associated with the project in order to be eligible.

Judges

Mindy Miller

Mindy Miller
Sr. Director of Digital Strategy, Children's Health

Calvert Collins-Bratton

Calvert Collins-Bratton
VP of Strategic Events and Relationships, Methodist Health System

Adam "Vincent" Valencia

Adam "Vincent" Valencia
Hamilton College

Alexa Francisco-Vasquez

Alexa Francisco-Vasquez
Texas Trees Foundation

David Romeo

David Romeo
Vice President, Allata

Matt Castle

Matt Castle
Director, IT Infrastructure, Children's Health

Erika Hill

Erika Hill
Training Consultant, Children's Health

Judging Criteria

  • Use of Technology
    Did the team integrate technology into their solution?
  • Functionality
    Was a working, functional prototype demonstrated? How well does the solution perform and meet the purpose described?
  • Design & Usability
    Is the intended functionality easy to use? Does its design augment the solution’s utility?
  • Scalability & Potential Impact
    Does this solution have the potential to have an impact at scale? Could this affect Patient Experience, Quality, Cost, Employee Engagement?
  • Creativity/Innovative
    How creative was the team in developing a unique and innovative solution for the challenge?
  • Quick Win
    Is this a solution that could be implemented within 2021?

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