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One of the key takeaways from the Digital Government Strategy is the importance of APIs. But what is an API? This is a valuable question to think about because the use of APIs is expanding rapidly.

HHS recently updated the Health Indicators Warehouse. Included in this update are 10 new indicators, moving the total indicators being tracked from 164 to 174.

HHS is working aggressively to provide easy access to vast warehouses of health data and information. The HealthCare Finder API is one of the largest, and U.S. News & World Report has used this to create a tool to help consumers find the best health insurance plans for their specific needs.

HHS is working to provide easy access to its vast amounts of health data collections and, through web APIs, to the data itself. Find out how this data is being used to help keep people safe and find quality care.