Journal of Digital Imaging

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 9–12 | Cite as

Creation and Curation of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine Hackathon Dataset

  • Marc KohliEmail author
  • James J. Morrison
  • Judy Wawira
  • Matthew B. Morgan
  • Jason Hostetter
  • Brad Genereaux
  • Mohannad Hussain
  • Steve G. Langer


In order to support innovation, the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) elected to create a collaborative computing experience called a “hackathon.” The SIIM Hackathon has always consisted of two components, the event itself and the infrastructure and resources provided to the participants. In 2014, SIIM provided a collection of servers to participants during the annual meeting. After initial server setup, it was clear that clinical and imaging “test” data were also needed in order to create useful applications. We outline the goals, thought process, and execution behind the creation and maintenance of the clinical and imaging data used to create DICOM and FHIR Hackathon resources.


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© Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UCSFSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical EpidemiologyOregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA
  3. 3.Department of Radiology and Imaging SciencesIndiana UniversityIndianapolisUSA
  4. 4.Department of Radiology and Imaging SciencesUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  5. 5.Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear MedicineUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA
  6. 6.Agfa HealthCareWaterlooCanada
  7. 7.Imaging Physics and Imaging InformaticsMayo Clinical RadiologyRochesterUSA

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