Kid-friendly Health Apps Emerge at Boston Childrens’ Hackathon

By: Nidhi Subbaraman | October 24, 2014 (Featured on BetaBoston)

A playful physical therapy system that relied on the motion-tracking Kinect and an app to track inhaler use in asthmatic children were standout concepts that emerged at the Boston Children’s Hospital hackathon last weekend.

The second annual ‘Hacking Pediatrics’ event was held at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center and drew about 125 participants, most local, but some from as far away as Alabama and Maryland…