Azalea Health Announces First Annual Hackathon April 19, 2014


March 28, 2014

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Azalea Health, in cooperation with Valdosta State University and Wiregrass Technical College, will be hosting the area’s first Hackathon.

March 25, 2014 Valdosta,GA Azalea Health, a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, announces that it is sponsoring its first ever annual Hackathon on April 19, 2014 at Valdosta State University. This event will entail a competition between several teams of students from both Valdosta State University and Wiregrass Technical College majoring in fields such as computer programming, engineering, design, and math and science. Their goal is to develop the most innovative and creative idea or application that meets the requirements of the selected topic which will be released by Azalea Health at the opening of the event.

“This Hackathon is a new technological trend that will help foster and attract programmers and software engineers to our industry,” says Dan Henry, CIO of Azalea Health. “We are excited by the opportunity to engage our local talent.”

Azalea Health is awarding $1,750 for the winners of the Hackathon. The first place winning team will be awarded $1,000, second place will receive $500, and third place an award amounting in $250. The teams will have approximately eight hours to develop their application. When the allotted time has ended, each team will present their ideas and innovations to three judges, who will evaluate and decide the winners. Refreshments will be catered by Azalea Health and will be available for the teams during the eight-hour event.

Registration deadline is April 18th, 2014 at 11:59 PM. Click here to register. The event will start on April 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM and conclude at 8:00 PM. For more information, contact Azalea Health Marketing Assistant, Anna Vasquez, at avasquez@azaleahealth.com.

Azalea Health provides a fully integrated, cloud-based healthcare management and medical billing solution. With a focus on patient engagement, Azalea’s full suite of products has the flexibility to accommodate multiple specialties of any size practice.

“Azalea Health is honored to partner with VSU and Wiregrass in this event. It will bring these bright minds together to solve future problems,” says Baha Zeidan, CEO of Azalea Health. “Valdosta State University and Wiregrass Technical College are academic anchors and innovators in our community. Such events help to shine a light on the contributions and value of our institutions. ”