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Can computer geeks solve our medical ills? The Wall Street Journal reports on Medical Hackathons.

Can computer geeks solve our medical ills? The Wall Street Journal reports on Medical Hackathons When you think of tech, the current image we often think of is geeks pulling all night coding and hacking marathons to solve problems, create software and become the next Facebook, Twitter or other computer based billionaire. Hackathons, using gamers and computer programmers may be able to solve some of our healthcare ills. Areas such as Cambridge Mass. are breeding grounds for this type of activity. Read about it here ‘Hackathons’ Aim to Solve Health Care’s Ills Problem-Solving Sessions Popularized by Software Community Take Off Read More »