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October 3, 2012

Each year, more than 300,000 new cases of breast, cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer are diagnosed in the United States. A disproportionate percentage of these cases affect minority and underserved women. To help fight this problem HHS has launched the “Reducing Cancer among Women of Color” App Challenge.

October 3, 2012

So we are liberating our data. So what? "Tell me why this is good," one person writes. "Tell me this is not bad," writes another.

September 27, 2012

Our commitment to consolidating Web content into topic-based websites has generated much interest. One commenter asks about alternate models.

September 24, 2012

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a major redesign of the Medicare.gov website making content more accessible and easier for beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to understand.

September 12, 2012

Find out what interaction with the public means to us on the HHS.gov/DigitalStrategy website and Digitalk blog.

September 7, 2012

ASPR wants to help enhance community and individual resilience in an emergency by connecting people with “Lifelines” before disaster strikes.

September 7, 2012

Typically when you think of government, the word "innovation" isn't the first word that comes to mind. Well it's time to change that! The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proud to announce that for the first time ever, the public will have the opportunity to vote on the finalists of the HHSinnovates Program. That means, your vote will help determine which project will be selected as the winner of the "People's Choice."

September 4, 2012

Thanks to everyone who has commented and do keep your comments coming. We have received thoughtful, good ideas on what you want to see. Many encourage the use of mobile so that access is immediate when and where health information or services are needed. I want to answer some of the comments here and will continue do so from time to time.

August 30, 2012

Public participation and collaboration are central to making the Digital Strategy work. At the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), they are central to our work to improve the organization and presentation of SAMHSA’s website.

August 27, 2012

HHS created a virtual location for the 3rd annual Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention summit via live stream, Twitter, and Facebook–allowing a continuation of the dialogue started during the event.