The monthlong codeathon known as Code4PA is joining the fight against the opioid crisis.
For this year’s event, computer whizzes will work with state and federal data sets to develop apps, prototypes and other ideas focused on prevention, rescue and treatment, writes Roberto Torres at technical.ly.
Aside from the local Code for America Brigade, which returned this year to help organize the codeathon, the list of organizations involved includes the Pennsylvania Office of Administration, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Technology Council for Central PA and the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center.
Code4PA will take place on Sept. 21 – Sept. 22 at HU Harrisburg, 326 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17101; HU Philly, 1500 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, PA 19130; Carnegie Mellon University Hamburg Hall, 4800 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213; and The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261.
The Pitch date will be on Oct. 20 at HU Harrisburg, HU Philly and Carnegie Mellon University Hamburg Hall Pittsburgh.
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