Hospital Of The Future

497 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5
497 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5

This campaign is over.

starts on:
May 14, 2021, 05:00 PM ()
ends on:
May 27, 2021, 04:55 AM ()


  • This is a team participation hackathon. You can have at most 5 members in your team.

  • You can either invite your friends to form a team or you can request other teams to add you as a member.

  • The hackathon will start at May 14, 2021 12:00 AM EST and end at May 24, 2021 11:55 PM EST, you work on your hack during the allotted time only.

  • It's an online hackathon, you can participate from anywhere.

  • There are 6 themes of the hackathon, you must submit a hack that is in one of these themes.

  • Once the hackathon starts, you will get an option to submit your hack, you can submit as many times as you want, the last hack will be considered as the final submission.

  • You are expected to come up with new and innovative ideas, any idea that has been copied from somewhere will be disqualified.

  • Your hack must be developed entirely during the Hackathon duration. You may use open source libraries and other freely available systems / services such as Google Maps, Facebook Connect, Twitter feeds etc.

  • The intellectual property of your code belongs only to your team.

  • By participating in the hackathon, you agree to the terms and conditions of HackerEarth.

Terms and Conditions

“Texas Children’s Hospital Healthcare" Hackathon Rules

Introduction. These are the official rules for the "Texas Children’s Hospital Healthcare" Hackathon that is being conducted by HackerEarth Inc. (‘HackerEarth’) on behalf of Texas Children’s Hospital. Your participation in the Hackathon will constitute your acceptance of these Rules. By accepting these Rules, you are entering into a binding agreement with Texas Children’s Hospital. The Hackathon is sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital, hereby known as “Hackathon Organizer” and hosted by HackerEarth Inc., a Company incorporated in the state of Delaware, USA. Additionally, you must read and provide your consent to HackerEarth’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


  • Hackathon name: "Texas Children’s Hospital Healthcare" Hackathon
  • Hackathon Organizer: Texas Children’s Hospital
  •  Hackathon website:
  • HackerEarth Hackathon Platform: Innovation-management platform on which the Hackathon is hosted—HackerEarth Sprint
  • HackerEarth Inc.: Also known as HackerEarth; the owner of and the innovation-management platform on which the Hackathon is hosted
  • Maximum Team size: Maximum number of participants that can be part of a team
  • Participant: Each individual who has registered for the Hackathon including the members of teams that are formed for the Hackathon
  • Privacy Policy: Legal document that describes how HackerEarth gathers and manages Participant data
  • Submission: Solutions that you submit for the problem statement of the Hackathon
  • Team: Group of Participants who will participate collectively in the Hackathon
  • Terms of Service: Rules that you must follow while using HackerEarth’s services
  • : HackerEarth’s Platform on which you must sign up to be able to participate in the Hackathon
  • Data and Resources: This refers to the following: data, datasets, or any other resources that are provided to the Participants to use during the Hackathon. This may also include a prototype, executable code, or a sandbox instance. The relevant Data and Resources will be provided to the Participants either by HackerEarth or by the Hackathon Organizer.

Eligibility. The Hackathon is open to all U.S. residents. Void where prohibited. Proof of residency may be required at the time of registration. A signed parental consent will be required for those under the age of eighteen (18) at the time of registration. Employees of HackerEarth Inc. and Texas Children's Hospital and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, contractors, interns, agents, judges, relatives of such employees, and advertising and promotion agencies may participate in the Hackathon but will not be eligible to win prizes.

Dates and Deadlines.
May 14th 2021 - May 24th 2021 (Winners announced on June 9th)

Hackathon deadlines are subject to change and additional deadlines may be introduced during the Hackathon. Any additional or altered deadlines, not already described in these Rules, will be updated on the Hackathon website for the Participant’s information and the Participant will be bound by such changes. The Participant shall monitor the Hackathon website regularly to receive information about new or updated deadlines. Neither HackerEarth nor the Hackathon Organizer is responsible for any Participant's failure to do so.

Single Account Only. Each registered individual or member of a Team is referred to as a “Participant”. Participants may only participate using a single, unique HackerEarth account registered at Participating in the Hackathon using more than one (1) HackerEarth account per individual Participant is a breach of these Rules and the Hackathon Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any Participant or Team that includes a Participant who has breached these Rules.

Data Collection. HackerEarth will collect your personal information as specified by the Hackathon Organizer. This data includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Email address
  • Age
  • Address
  • Display name
  • User profile URL
  • Information contained in your user profile
  • Any other information collected during registration for the Hackathon
  • All the submissions made during the Hackathon including any personally identifiable information that the submissions may contain

Teams. A Participant may either participate in his/her individual capacity or collaborate with more than one (1) Participant to form a Team. Each Team member must be a single individual with a single, active HackerEarth account. Each Team member must register individually for the Hackathon before joining a Team. Teams may not exceed the maximum Team size specified by the Hackathon Organizer. For more information about joining a Team, refer to online Hackathon FAQ #5.

Team Size. For the purpose of the Hackathon, the Hackathon Organizer has determined that the maximum Participants in a Team will be limited to five (5) Participants. If a Team has more than five (5) Participants, it will be disqualified from the Hackathon.

Submissions. As part of the Hackathon, Participants are required to submit their material on the Platform. Submissions may include ideas, prototypes, and applications. All submissions must be original and unique. All submissions must be made on or before the applicable Hackathon deadline and must meet all of the Submission Guidelines defined for this purpose. Participants are limited to ten (10) submissions per theme.

Ethics and Code of Conduct. Participating in the Hackathon using multiple HackerEarth accounts is a violation of the Hackathon Rules and will result in the disqualification of the Team and/or the Participant. Upon disqualification, each Participant’s access to HackerEarth challenges and the HackerEarth Platform will be terminated for an indefinite period. Using any unfair means (e.g., having someone else log in using your credentials and submit a project on your behalf) during the Hackathon will result in your disqualification from the Hackathon and from any other hackathons hosted by HackerEarth or the Hackathon Organizer. You are not allowed to share your submission, code, or data with anybody who does not belong to your Team.

Rules for using Data and Resources. Participants may use any Data and Resources only as defined by HackerEarth and/or by the Hackathon Organizer and will be published as a part of the Rules. Data and Resources may be used solely for the purpose of the Hackathon and for the duration of the Hackathon.

  • The Participant may employ one (1) or more of the following:
  • Access, read, learn, analyze, and modify the Data and Resources provided only on the HackerEarth Platform and not when offline;
  • Create submission(s), prototypes, and models; and
  • Discuss the Data and Resources on the Hackathon website in forum discussions.
  • Participants are prohibited from doing the following:
  • Copying, storing, or archiving the Data and Resources;
  • Using the Data and Resources for any purpose other than participating in the Hackathon;
  • Repackaging and selling the Data and Resources;
  • Downloading the Data and Resources in bulk; and
  • Exploiting the Data and Resources in a manner except as expressly provided herein.

Each Participant agrees that participating in the Hackathon does not grant him/her a license (expressly, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise) or any right of ownership to the Data and Resources. The Participant agrees to use suitable measures to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access, transmitting, duplicating, publishing, and distributing the Data and Resources. Each Participant also agrees to notify HackerEarth and Hackathon Organizer in the event of any possible unauthorized transmission or access to the Data and Resources and agrees to work with HackerEarth and/or the Hackathon Organizer in good faith to remedy any unauthorized transmission/access.

Information Sharing. A Participant may not share any information that is developed using the Data and Resources outside of the Hackathon. This includes the source code, presentations, documents etc. Sharing any such information is a breach of these Rules and will result in disqualification.

Open Source Code. A Participant’s/Team’s submission will not be eligible for a prize if it is developed using code that contains open source code or is based on software that has an open source license.

  • This does not apply to code that:
  • Is part of an open source initiative approved license. For more information, see or
  • Possesses an open source license that allows it to be used for commercial use.

Intellectual Property (“IP”) Rights. Each Participant understands and acknowledges that the main objective of the Hackathon is to crowdsource ideas and solutions to a problem statement. By agreeing to participate in this Hackathon, the Participant agrees to subject his/her submission to an evaluation that is based on certain predefined criteria by the HackerEarth and/or Hackathon Organizer, including, but not limited to, user interface and user experience design, originality, creativity and innovation. Each Participant hereby represents to the Hackathon Organizer that no part of the submission(s) made by the Participant(s)/Team(s) consists of any third party asset(s) (IP or trade secrets) and that the same is free from any encumbrances or restrictions and does not necessitate the obtaining of a license, consent, or approval from any person or entity. Each Participant also represents that their participation in the Hackathon is outside their working hours, their submission(s) has been created outside their working hours, and they are not bound by any contract or agreement which transfers the right of the submission(s) to their employer or any other person or entity. By participating in the Hackathon and submitting an idea for consideration, regardless of whether the submission is made individually or as a Team, and regardless of whether the submission receives any prize, Participant agrees to provide the source code and any other work product (collectively, “Work”) Participant may use or create during the Hackathon, whether independently or with others, to the Hackathon Organizer for its subsequent use and/or exploitation. Participant grants and agrees to grant to the Hackathon Organizer a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferrable, sub-licensable, royalty-free license to reproduce, display, transmit, publically perform, make, have made, use sell, offer for sale, import, distribute, alter and modify the Work and any derivative of the Work under an intellectual property right that Participant has or may obtain in the Work, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, trade dress, industrial right, and any other right in intellectual property of the Work recognized in any jurisdiction in the world to the fullest extent legally permitted.  Participant agrees to identify any third-party content or information that Participant may use, incorporate, or rely upon in creating the Work and to provide the course of such content or information upon the Hackathon Organizer’s request. Each Participant agrees to provide such assistance as may be called upon by the Hackathon Organizer for the purpose of fully and effectively transferring and/or assigning any IP rights in favor of the Hackathon Organizer, as and when requested upon by the Hackathon Organizer. Such assistance will include, but not be  limited to, the    execution of any documents, applications, petitions, appeals, affidavits, counters and other such documents as may be reasonably requested by the Hackathon Organizer, or any personal appearance(s) before any authority concerned or making any statement constituting deposition in evidence in any proceeding. The Hackathon Organizer agrees to bear all reasonable expenses in connection with such assistance that may be required from the Participant. Furthermore, each Participant agrees to provide a power of attorney for the aforementioned purposes in favor of the Hackathon Organizer as and when so called upon by the Hackathon Organizer.

Winner. Should any submission fulfill all of the predefined criteria, it will then be determined as the winning submission (and hereinafter be referred to as the “Winning Idea” only for the sake of convenience) and the participating Team or individual(s) who submitted the Winning Idea will receive a prize as per the terms of the Hackathon. The question of whether a submission fulfills all of the predefined criteria will be decided solely by the Hackathon Organizer and this decision will be final and binding on the Participants.

Prizes. The winners of the Hackathon will receive the
following awards:<TBD>

 Winner’s Obligations. As a winner, you are obligated to review and follow the published Hackathon Rules. Failure to adhere to the Rules may result in your submission being disqualified. The Hackathon Organizer reserves the right to fix any issues identified in your submission, including, but not limited to, the resolution of any licensing conflicts, fulfillment of all requirements for relevant software licenses, and removal of anything that violates software restrictions and such obligations will survive the completion of the Hackathon. The winner will make the final submission in accordance with the Submission Guidelines of the Hackathon Organizer.


  • A Participant or Team may be disqualified for:
  • Breaching the Hackathon Rules;
  • The required documentation is not submitted within fourteen (14) days of receipt of any request to provide documentation;
  • Prize notification letter/email or prize is returned because it cannot be delivered; or
  • A minor’s failure to submit a parental consent.
  • Unclaimed prizes will be distributed to the next eligible Team.

Media Use. By participating in the Hackathon, you agree to the use of your name, image, photograph, voice, likeness, prize information and/or social media content related to the Hackathon (“Likeness”) by HackerEarth and the Hackathon Organizer for promotional purposes through any medium without any additional compensation. You understand that your Likeness may be edited, copied, exhibited, published and/or distributed and waive the right to inspect or approve these communications or materials where my Likeness appears. Hackathon Organizer will own all rights, including copyrights, in the materials and communications created by Hackathon Organizer. You agree to release the Hackathon Organizer and its officers, employees, and agents from any liability or claims relating to or arising out of the use of your Likeness.

Warranties and Obligations. You agree to the following terms and conditions by registering for the Hackathon:

  • Your account details are complete and accurate;
  • If any information given by your Team members or you during registration is incomplete or inaccurate, then:
  • Your registration may be rejected or terminated; and/or
  • All the submissions added by your Team members or you will be disqualified
  • The Hackathon Organizer reserves the right to terminate your account and disqualify your submission as set forth in these Rules;
  • Participation in the Hackathon is subject to local laws and regulations. You are solely responsible for the following:
  • Checking and analyzing laws and regulations that are applicable to you before participating in the Hackathon;
  • All taxes and reports related to prizes or receipts that you may receive as a part of the Hackathon;
  • Adhering to your employer’s policies of participating in Hackathons. The Hackathon Organizer can deny the liability or responsibility of any hackathon-related disputes that may occur between you and your employer. These disputes may lead to the termination of your account and/or disqualification of your submission(s).
  • Each Participant is solely responsible for the following during the Hackathon, including, but not limited to:
  • Working computer and Internet connection required to access the Hackathon website, develop a prototype, and upload submissions;
  • Fees associated with services such as availability of telephones, data and resources, hosts, etc.; and
  • All costs incurred by you or on your behalf while participating in the Hackathon.
  • By submitting your submission and the code (if shortlisted), you represent and warrant that:
  • All the information you entered on the Platform is true and complete to the best of your knowledge;
  • You have the right and authority to submit a submission for yourself or on the behalf of the persons and entities that you have specified therein; and
  • You have granted a royalty-free unrestricted license to HackerEarth and the Hackathon Organizer to verify and evaluate your submission.
  • You also declare and represent that your submission:
  • Represents your original work or is used with the written permission of a specific person. If you have used another Participant’s submission with their permission, then you must give them credit for their work; and
  • Does not:
  • Violate or infringe upon the patent rights (registered and pending), industrial design rights, copyrights, trademarks, privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any person or entity and does not violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance, rule, or regulation;
  • Constitute use of any third party’s confidential/non-public information;
  • Contain malicious code, potentially harmful programs such as viruses, time bombs, cancelbots, worms, trojan horses, etc.;
  • Contain any self-help code or other disabling code;
  • Trigger any reports or royalty obligations to any third party; or
  • Contain previously published projects or ideas.

If any of these warranties are violated by you or your Team, then it may result in the disqualification of the corresponding submission.

Limitation of Liability. By participating in the Hackathon, each Participant agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless HackerEarth and the Hackathon Organizer, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotions agencies, as applicable, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions, and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising out of your participation in or association with the Hackathon.

  • You agree that the Hackathon Organizer is not responsible for any miscommunication that may occur during the Hackathon because of:
  • Technical failures related to computers, telephones, or cables;
  • Unavailability of network or server connections;
  • Technical failures due to the hardware issues, software issues, or viruses; or
  • Incomplete, late, or misdirected submissions.
  • The Hackathon Organizer reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Hackathon due to any of the following:
  • Computer viruses;
  • Bugs;
  • Any technical difficulties that are beyond the control of the Hackathon Organizer;
  • Technical difficulties that can affect the administration, security, or execution of the Hackathon; or
  • Any other event beyond the reasonable control of the Hackathon Organizer.
  • A submission may not be eligible to win a prize if it is affected by or falls under any of the following:
  • Late, lost, stolen, damaged, distorted, incomplete, incorrect, or misdirected submissions and communication;
  • Errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operations or during transmission of information irrespective of whether these difficulties have occurred because of technical failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communication devices, or transmission lines;
  • Data corruption, theft, loss, destruction, and alteration of submission details;
  • Unauthorized access to submissions;
  • Undelivered electronic communication or emails because of any active or passive filters applied or insufficient space in the email account to which the email was sent; or
  • Any damage to a computer system during participation or while accessing or downloading information.

Reservation of Rights. The Hackathon Organizer reserves the right to:

  • Modify the start date and end date of the Hackathon;
  • Add or remove additional deadlines related to the Hackathon; and
  • Modify or add data to the Hackathon website.

All material changes to timelines and the Hackathon Rules will be communicated by updating the Hackathon website and sending out an email notification via HackerEarth. However, if you do not receive an email notification for reasons outside our control (like incorrect email address, issues with your ISP, email going to the Spam folder, etc.), HackerEarth and the Hackathon Organizer are not responsible for the same or any claims arising therefrom and the Participants agree to waive any such claim.

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