August 3, 2016

Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s Jack Russell Software Innovation Center Launches JRS Coding School Boot Camp

Tabula Rasa Healthcare
Tom Wilson teaches a coding classTom Wilson teaches a coding class

Tom Wilson, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Innovation Officer of Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc.'s (TRHC) Jack Russell Software Innovation Center (JRS IC) announced today JRS IC's first Coding School Boot Camp will be held September 19, - December 6, 2016. Applications must be submitted between August 1 – September 1, 2016.

"We are thrilled to launch our first 12-week Boot Camp program at the new JRS IC", said Wilson. "Upon graduating from this Boot Camp, students will be proficient at a junior professional level, able to build full-stack web applications using JavaScript. We also will introduce students to agile workflow, communication, and software lifecycle training to prepare them for working in a dynamic professional software development setting."

In celebration of the JRS Innovation Center's first Coding School Boot Camp, a 50% discount off of the tuition is being offered– from $10,000 for the course to $5,000." Limited space is available.

The JRS IC was launched this year by TRHC, in collaboration with TRHC University, to develop technology that will solve real health care problems while providing leading-edge value to software innovation.

The Jack Russell Software (JRS) Coding School Boot Camp is one of many programs and events to be held under the auspices of the JRS IC. Others programs include Hackathons where students will collaborate to learn and develop computer programs; Labs, where students will experience how to leverage technology to improve patient lives; and opportunities to work on open source projects that help create quality software.

The Jack Russell Software Coding School Boot Camp instructors have a significant amount of experience, with an aggregate of over 40 years of combined professional software and development experience, including 30 years of training software development talent. Wilson has extensive experience in building and leading teams in the development of large-scale and complex healthcare web applications. He is active within the Charleston software development community, is a member of the Charleston Digital Corridor, and heads the Charleston CoderDojo, which teaches code to children. Wilson chairs the Charleston JS Meetup Group and is an instructor and Lead Advisor at Charleston Code Camp. Wilson believes learning code is a valuable skill, whether one plans to use it professionally or to gain an understanding of the technical world. Recently, he participated at the Syntax Code & Craft Convention, exploring Functional Reactive Programming with Rx.JS/CycleJS.

Joining Wilson as an instructor at the JRS Coding School Boot Camp is Trip Ottinger, who has over 20 years of experience in the design, implementation and consultation of custom business software solutions spanning multiple industries. Ottinger is a frequent presenter and guest speaker at technical conferences around the country as well as in classrooms and in e-learning formats. Earlier in his career, Ottinger was awarded the branded SQL Server presentation series within Microsoft's Rocky Mountain District in Denver, CO.

Internships at the JRS Coding School Boot Camp are provided to software developers as a chance to immerse themselves in advanced healthcare technology for the purpose of exposure to new skills and to provide a professional refreshment from their day-to-day routine.

Further, one scholarship per boot camp is available for interested candidates who are from low-income and diverse backgrounds.

For more information about curriculum, enrollment, fees, or internships please visit the JRS IC website at https://www.jackrussellsoftware.com.

About TRHC JRS Innovation Center

The Jack Russell Software Innovation Center (JRS IC) provides leadership, creativity and training to Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. and its subsidiaries, as well as the healthcare community at large. Programs and events are designed to engage and collaborate with highly trained professionals in fields of software development, while creating a culture that continuously innovates. The JRS IC works collaboratively with TRHC Education, Research and Scientific Group to support science and technology solutions. Technology innovation focused on disrupting healthcare to provide patient medication safety is the mantra of the JRS IC. For more information, please visit https://www.jackrussellsoftware.com.

About TRHC University

Tabula Rasa HealthCare's Corporate University was established in 2015 to create programs related to technology, science, humanistic and compliance education. Under the leadership of Jacques Turgeon, BPharm, PhD, FCAHS, FNAMF, a seasoned academician and former Dean of the Faculté de pharmacie, Université de Montréal, TRHC University will coordinate the training of students, residents, employees and external learners in each area, building partnerships with external academic programs, and conducting Research & Development activities. The 2016 inaugural program is focused within the scientific realm, providing sessions related to pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics as well as pharmacotherapy in the aging adult. These scientific sessions are accredited for Continuing Education credits for health care providers.

About Tabula Rasa HealthCare

Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk. Medication risk management is TRHC's lead offering, and its cloud-based software applications provide solutions for a range of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations. For more information, please visit: TRHC.com.