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And the winner is... *drum roll please*

Our panel of industry experts has weighed in, and our community has voted! Head over to the More Disruption Please Innovation Challenge gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the submissions. Here's a quick rundown on the finalists:


Grand Prize Winner: The Right Place

The Right Place enables hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to match the right patient to the right place of care.

Runner-Up: Bloodbuy

Bloodbuy connects hospitals and blood centers nationwide to ensure the efficient flow of life-saving products.

Honorable Mention: ExplORer Surgical

ExplORer Surgical is a web-based, interactive surgical playbook that enhances communication, awareness, and efficiency in the operating room.

Honorable Mention: Herald Health

Herald Health makes healthcare safer by delivering doctors the data they need, exactly when and how they need it. 

People’s Choice Award: Suretify

Suretify is a lightweight web app that uses “if-this-then-that” style triggers to simplify hospital workflows.


A huge thank you to everyone that participated in the MDP Innovation Challenge. The flood of participants and submissions was nothing short of incredible, and we're thrilled to see so much entrepreneurial excitement around hospital IT!

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop hacking healthcare. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.



We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email and we'll respond as soon as we can.

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