about 1 year ago

And the winners are...

Thank you to everyone who participated in the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge for social good!

Creating apps that provide better access to healthcare is so critically important and we are excited to be making $60,000 in donations to charities that support underserved communities on behalf of our 8 winners. 

The judges have spoken and we ready to announce the winners! Go to the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge project gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Before we say goodbye, we need you to do 3 more things:

  1. Complete our 7-question survey
  2. Click here to

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about 1 year ago

Reminder: Join our live winner announcement event at 12pm ET!

Thank you for participating in the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge! As a reminder, we will be announcing the winners live on a Microsoft Teams meeting at 12pm ET today. You can join via this link.

For those unavailable to join live, we will also make a recording of the announcement event available later this afternoon.


about 1 year ago

Thanks for taking part

Thank you for participating in the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge! The submission period is now over and the judges will start reviewing projects over the next few days. We would love to hear from you about your experience with the SDK. Please fill out this form to receive product updates and help us improve.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this Hackathon and look forward to seeing your future submissions for additional hackathons.


about 1 year ago

3 more days to submit

Submissions are due this Friday before 6 PM ET

Be sure your project is eligible for prizes by following the requirements and integrating the IQVIA HealthCare Locator SDK (can be downloaded for free at https://www.healthcarelocator.com/en/pricing).

Submission checklist

  • Did you create an app that uses the IQVIA HealthCare Locator SDK to improve patient care in underserved communities impacted by COVID-19?
  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? (See our video-making tips update)
  • Did you make your code repository publicly visible and include its URL in your submission? 

Best of luck! 


about 1 year ago

Deadline for COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge extended to July 9th!

We are extending the submission deadline because we have received a lot of great sumbissions that we cannot currently consider because they don't use the IQVIA HealthCare Locator SDK in their projects as stated in the requirements. We hope that you will use this extra time to improve your projects and, if you have submitted already, resubmit any work that did not include the SDK!

You now have until Friday, July 9th @ 6 PM ET to submit your hackathon project on Devpost.

Important things to keep in mind:

  • HealthCare Locator SDK: Your project must use the IQVIA…

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about 1 year ago

Final call for submissions

This is the final weekend to work on and enter your submission to the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge. Submissions are due by 6 PM ET on June 28, 2021. 

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Discussion tab, the Resources tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist
Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Did you create an app that uses the IQVIA HealthCare Locator SDK to improve patient care

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about 1 year ago

Don’t miss the Office Hours today!

Before jumping into the final weekend of the submission period, the IQVIA team is hosting an Office Hour session to help you finish your projects.  Don’t forget - submissions are due by Monday June 28, 2021 @ 6:00pm EDT.

Post your question on the Discussion Form in advance of the Office Hours happening on June 25th 12 - 1 PM ET. The team will review the questions on the Discussion form and answer your project-related questions.

Ask your questions here

We hope you all can make it!

 


about 1 year ago

Don’t forget!

One of the main requirements for this challenge is to use the HealthCare Locator SDK. Any applications submitted that do not leverage the SDK are ineligible to win so if you are working on an app that you have already partly built, check out the HealthCare Locator SDK webpage to get some ideas about how you can incorporate it in your Project.

If you are looking for other resources to help get you started, you may want to consider Microsoft Power Apps. Remember, there’s a prize specifically for "Best Integration with Microsoft Power Apps”. If you aren’t familiar with Power…

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about 1 year ago

Start thinking about your video

Less than two weeks left to enter your submission to the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge.  Submissions are due by 6 PM ET on June 28, 2021.

Your video is a major component of your submission. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video.

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say and demonstrate in your video and rehearse it before recording to be sure it is under 2 minutes. A good script should include:

  • Your elevator pitch of why you built your project.
  • A demo of your project

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about 1 year ago

Resources + More To Help You Build

The challenge is now live and ready to take submissions. It is time to start building and submitting your project to the COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge. 

The first 50 qualified submissions will receive special Microsoft and IQVIA swag, so get started today.


What to Build
Entrants must create an app that uses the IQVIA HealthCare Locator SDK to improve patient care in underserved communities impacted by COVID-19.


What to Submit

  • Provide access to your working project. 
  • Provide a URL to your publicly visible code repository. 
  • Include a video (under 2 minutes) that demonstrates your project in action. 


Available

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