FYI - Novartis Mobile Health Challenge powered by BrandGarage


(Discount code is HFNovartis) 


GRAND PRIZE: $15K  +  RUNNERS-UP: $25K in cash & prizes 

H/F is proud to partner with BrandGarage to host a mobile health hackathon.

Novartis is a huge pharmaceutical company (F500 and $48B or so in the US) and they are bringing out their U.S. CIO, Head of U.S. Mobile Strategy and other brand execs to work with teams all weekend. Developers and startups with an idea or app that helps caregivers manage the care for their loved ones affected by heart failure, you're gonna want to check this out. 


Novartis' Challenges

Improve the quality of care for patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF). which occurs every 30 seconds in the US 

Enable patients affected by HF to manage their own diseases and regain a measure of control over their lives 

Provide caregivers and loved ones with a way to stay in touch, to ensure effective daily care 


Our partner, BrandCamp

BrandCamp brings together hackers and retail brands to create innovative solutions that benefit both communities. Both developers AND startups are welcome to attend.



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  • Jim A.

    Cheryl im looking forward to meet you actually. lol

    October 24, 2013

  • Cheryl C.

    Hi everyone...just a reminder that if you want to come to the Novartis event this weekend, please RSVP on the eventbrite. Look forward to seeing you there! Cheryl

    October 22, 2013

  • Bineesh R.

    I would like to attend this. Could you please share the discount code please?

    October 21, 2013

  • Jashua G.

    I'm pretty stoked about this. I'm a backend developer and have an idea for a heart-data app. If you're an iOS developer and would like to know more, let's talk!

    October 22, 2013

  • R Pooran P.

    Want to be in it.. What is the password? I have architected healthcare applications for 5 years and have cross platform mobile application developement

    October 14, 2013

    • Cheryl C. don't need t a password to register on the eventbrite. You can use HFNovartis for a discount though. Look forward to seeing you there!

      October 14, 2013

  • Lauren S.

    Looking forward to this!

    October 14, 2013

  • Cheryl C.

    Hope to see you there! Here's some information on heart failure and the big data/tech elements of addressing this massive condition:

    October 14, 2013

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