Sunnie Southern Judges First CLE MedHack which brings innovative ideas to reality

First place winner of the hackathon

Brains were on overdrive and sleep was a luxury at the first Cleveland Medical Hackathon on September 26th and 27th at the Global Center for Health Innovation. The 24-hour event, designed to leverage the region’s strength in healthcare against technology and diverse skills in medical innovation, drew 190 participants on 22 teams.

“It was so fantastic to see the diversity of solutions the teams were working on,” says Sunnie Southern, founder and CEO of Cincinnati’s Viable Synergy and one of the judges.

Three teams won prizes of $3,000, $1,500 and $500 for their solutions to healthcare issues.

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