This connectathon aims to build the next generation of integrated, interoperable innovative solutions. We challenge innovators, programers, clinicians, and innovators of all kinds to build the next generation of interoperable application solutions utilizing the new Fast Healthcare Interoperability Standard (FHIR). We are looking for innovative solutions to our challenges and also your own creative innovative ideas built upon the Epic FHIR sandbox. This event is organized by Indiana HIMSS, Eskenazi Health, and Epic. Come spend a weekend with us and build the future!



  • All participants must be at least 18 years or older 
  • All participants, through submission, agree to the rules as outlined in the "Code of Conduct”.
  • All participants must be either United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.
  • All submissions must be submitted per the rules outlined on the day of the event at the connectathon


We will provide details on how to submit as we get closer to the event.

Hackathon Sponsors


$7,500 in prizes

Winning Team

1st Place - $3,000 USD & $2,500 in legal services provided by Hall Render

Runner Up

$2,000 USD

Additional Prizes TBD

Additional prizes will be announced closer to the event.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

How to enter

This is an inperson event. To register for this event please visit the Indiana HIMSS event page!!  You can start to learn about FHIR by viting the HL7 site here:

Register for the Epic FHIR sandbox and learn more about the API here:

Tentative Agenda:

Saturday April 23rd

8:30 am – 9 am: Checkin and lite breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcoming remarks

9:15 am – 10:00 am: Building an app to work with Epic and FHIR API Overview

11:30 am – 12:30: Lunch

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner

9 pm: Event site closes but app building can happen off site. 

Sunday April 24th 

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcoming back remarks

11:30 am – 12:30: Lunch

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Dinner

7:00 pm: Application submissions due 

7:30 pm: Pitches begin 

9:30 pm: Judges score & winner announced shortly 


Parveen Chand

Parveen Chand
Chief Operating Officer, Eskenazi Health

Janet Campbell

Janet Campbell
Vice President Patient Experience, Epic

Dr. Joe Schneider

Dr. Joe Schneider
SVP and Chief Health Information Officer, Indiana University Health

Sherry Slick

Sherry Slick
Chief Information Officer, OurHealth

Dr. Justin Morea

Dr. Justin Morea
Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Eskenazi Health

Dave Shaw

Dave Shaw
Chief Information Officer, Eskenazi Health

Dave Wortman

Dave Wortman
Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder, Diagnotes

Additional to be announced ...

Additional to be announced ...

Judging Criteria

  • TBD
    We are looking for innovative ideas. The criteria for judging will be released closer to the connectathon!

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