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Join us for the first TU Hack Health Day! #TUHackHealth

10:00am - 4:00pm

Temple University Hack Health Day

Temple University Center City Campus
1515 Market Street
3rd Floor, Room 307
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The full day seminar will be hosted by the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy in Temple University's College of Public Health. We welcome all current and prospective graduate students and alumni to participate in TU Hack Health Day.

Theme – Building Skills for Health Informatics Students: Exploring the Meaningful Use Public Use Files (MUPUF) – Students will leverage publicly available data to explore skills in usability and design, data architecture and analysis.

Students should access beforehand and bring to class: Recent copy of MS Office Excel, register and create a Balsamiq account (note that only one free project is provided). Students should also download the Analysis Add Inn (note Mac users may not have access to this functionality). Students should also download a demo version of Qlik prior to the event.

Learning Objectives: Understand simple data analysis techniques. Explore commonly used platforms to assess data elements and database design. Create a wire diagram of a mobile application.


Register on our Eventbrite page. (event is free but registration is required)


9:30 – 10:00am – Registration and Networking

10:00 – 10:20am – Introduction

Faculty Presentation and Q&A

10:25 – 11:00am – Overview Meaningful Use Public Use Files

Overview Data Organization

11:15 – 12:15pm – Form Groups of 3-5 people

12:15 – 1:00pm – Lunch: Individual Boxed Lunch

1:00 – 4:00pm – Hackathon and Extended Discussion on Topics

Giveaways: Best ERD Design and Best Mobile App Wire Diagram

4:00 – 4:30 – New Student Orientation


Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
Current Temple student: Please show your ID at the front desk.
Prospective student and alumni: Please check in at the front desk.
You will not be required to print out your eventbrite ticket.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
To learn more about parking validation at TUCC, visit:

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
If you have any questions, please contact us at hlthinfo@temple.edu.