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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Kohli, M., Morrison, J.J., Wawira, J. et al. Creation and Curation of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine Hackathon Dataset. J Digit Imaging 31, 9–12 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10278-017-0003-5