Technology has revolutionized countless industries, so when Optum made us aware of it's possibilities in the healthcare industry, we decided to do something about it.
What it does
It is an sms service that gives you access to medical advice in the absence of wi-fi.
How we built it
We built it using node.js to set up the server through which facilitation of information would take place, mongodb to set up a database of existing medical conditions.
Challenges we ran into
It was the first time we were working with mongodb, or any database system in particular.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
A chance to help to make medical information more accessible to people around the world.
What we learned
Learnt how to set up a database and run basic queries.
What's next for QuickAdvice
To work with generalized data, and not just simple queries.