Healthcare Hackathon 2019. Compete for $50,000 in cash prizes.

The Marquette Tech District and Saint Francis Healthcare System will bring together developers, designers, clinicians, entrepreneurs, and researchers to solve community-wide problems in healthcare. Participants across youth, collegiate, and professionals will work in teams to solve these problems by building software solutions over the course of an entire weekend. There will be $50,000 in cash prizes awarded to top teams. The Healthcare Hackathon will be held Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Dempster Hall at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

All participants must register through our Eventbrite page HERE.

Event Schedule


  • 3:00pm: Participant check-in begins

  • 5:00pm: Friday dinner

  • 6:30pm: Opening remarks

  • 7:00pm-9:00pm: Problem/Idea pitches and team formation

  • 10:00pm: Participant check-in closes


  • 7:30-9:00am: Saturday breakfast

  • 9:00am: Each team will need to create a profile on DevPost and add their team members by this time.

  • 12:00pm: Saturday Lunch

  • 6:00pm: Saturday Dinner


  • 7:30-9:00am: Sunday morning light breakfast

  • 10:00am: Final projects must be submitted via DevPost

  • 10:30am: Judging begins

  • 11:30am: Sunday Brunch

  • 1:30pm: Judging ends

  • 2:00-4:00pm: Awards and closing ceremony

  • 4:00pm: Event closes, participants dismissed


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$50,000 in prizes

First Place

$30,000 cash

Second Place

$15,000 cash

Third Place

$5,000 cash

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Dr. James Stapleton

Dr. James Stapleton
Co-founder, Codefi and carGO

Maryann Reese

Maryann Reese
President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Francis Healthcare System

Brian Holdman

Brian Holdman
CTO, carGO/Co-founder, Codefi

Stephanie LaPierre

Stephanie LaPierre
Chief Performance Improvement Officer, Saint Francis Healthcare System

Gerry Salter

Gerry Salter
Vice President - Professional Services, Saint Francis Healthcare System

Blake Heuring

Blake Heuring
Director of Software Engineering, Vizient

Judging Criteria

  • Problem-Solution Fit
  • User Experience/Design
  • Creativity
  • Execution

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