Healthcare App Architecture 101

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Have you ever wondered what goes into creating an app? Do you have an idea that you would want to turn into an app? Mobile app developer and entrepreneur, David Kay will be here to give a high level overview of mobile application technology and what goes into creating a solid healthcare app. So join us for a little bit of networking and a lot of great discussions on revolutionizing health care through the use of well designed and solution meeting applications. Food and refreshments will be provided!


Presentation Topic: Healthcare App Architecture 101

Using a patient-facing app as our primary case study, we'll learn:

* How are apps made?
* How much does development typically cost?
* How YOU can design your own app (and maybe even develop it!).
* What can apps do? What can't they do?
* What's a good use case for an app?
* What's a web app? What's a native app? When would I want to prefer one over the other?
* How can I build an app on a zero-dollar budget? And what if I had all the money in the world?
* How do I find a good programmer? How do I build a good development team? Alternatively, how do I build an app without a programmer?
* How to make smart technology decisions.
* Buy vs build?
* How to manage an app develoment project.
* What you need to know about HIPAA and FDA regulation.

You can also expect a brief intro to programmer culture, Windows vs Linux, and how your business can benefit from open source.

And, finally, we'll touch on business models for healthcare apps.


About the Speaker:

David Kay is a on a mission to simplify medical diagnostics by wielding modern technology. He currently leads software development at SALT, a medical device startup focused on bringing hassle-free salt monitoring to patients at home.

Happy to have been a Google engineer, and even happier to have rapidly resigned, David feels most alive when pushing his own boundaries and the stakes are high.

He was the founding CTO at EnHatch, which provides sales and marketing technology to medical device companies, and the founding CTO of Authy, a security startup which was recently acquired by Twilio.

David also deeply enjoys teaching, and has led mobile development workshops at Princeton University and Rutgers University, taught Ruby on Rails at iHub Nairobi, and served as an Android instructor at General Assembly.

His technical achievements include:

* Winner of the MIT Telehealth grand prize and the Merck Telehealth grand prize at the MIT Hacking Medicine Grand Hack
* Winner of "best design/best prototype" at the Yale Patient Experience Hackathon
* 3rd place at GHG Patient Outcomes Hackathon
* 2x Global finalist at NASA Space Apps Challenge
* 2x semi-finalist of StartupBus SxSW
* 2nd place at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco
* 2x featured for "Hack of the Month" at New York Tech Meetup
* Led development on several pioneering iPad apps for Otsuka Medical
* Led an 7-man team to build an app in only 3 weeks for a debut on Shark Tank
* Project lead on the Android app for 1-800-GOT-JUNK's worldwide truck fleet
* iPad lead for Deutsche Bank's first mobile app, GlobalPrime

Apart from his love for medical technology, David is also an avid inline skater and certified skate instructor.

You can reach David at: [masked]


A big "Thank You" to our sponsor Troutman Sanders for providing the venue, refreshments, and drinks.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Come Together For Health,
HTF Organizing Team