NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Health, an NYC-based healthcare technology company, is sponsoring MedHacks (#MedHacks), a medical technology hackathon hosted by Johns Hopkins University taking place Oct. 2 – 4 at the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy. The student-run event, which focuses on "innovating at the crossroads of medical entrepreneurship and technological development," gives students exposure to companies and experts at the forefront of medicine and technology as they work to design solutions that address today's healthcare challenges.
"We are excited to work with the students of Johns Hopkins University as they seek to innovate and address some of healthcare's major challenges," said Chris Bradley, co-founder and CEO of Mana Health. "We founded and built this company with the goal of providing healthcare innovation at its core, and the opportunity to work with MedHacks allows us to share some of our experiences, key learnings and passion with the next generation of healthcare entrepreneurs and visionaries."
Mana Health joins a roster of sponsors including athenahealth and Google, and will provide MedHack participants with access to its ManaCloud Application Programming Interface (API). Launched earlier this year, the ManaCloud API was recently updated with advanced and expanded functionality to support a wide range of applications including patient engagement, clinical portals and medication adherence solutions, as well as large-scale care-coordination, analytics and population health platforms.
About Mana Health
Mana Health is a leading technology company that is transforming healthcare and accelerating the shift toward value-based care with its ManaCloud™ Platform and other technology solutions. Based in New York City, the Mana Health team includes experts from healthcare integration, real-time data systems, application development, and clinical applications. The ManaCloud™ Platform is a cloud-based, secure platform that integrates data from EMR's with devices and patient generated data and supports the needs of a variety of healthcare applications through its standards-based API. Developers can sign up for access to ManaCloud™ at Mana Health's website. Mana Health was the awarded the contract for the Patient Portal for New Yorkers and was selected to deploy its ManaPortal in San Antonio, TX, powered by ManaCloud™. To learn more about Mana Health, visit www.manahealth.com.
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