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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.

August 23, 2012

Find out how HHS is approaching the new government Digital Strategy as it cuts loose its content, works better, and puts people first.

August 23, 2012

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Chief Information Officer, Steven VanRoekel released the federal government's new digital strategy which aims to shift the way government information is accessed and consumed. Instead of focusing on producing a final product, which has been common practice for years, the government will now be making content more accurate, available and secure. One major tool in the information technology tool box being used to achieve this goal is the use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).

August 23, 2012

The National Cancer Institute builds mobile site for patients and their caregivers to find easily understandable information about cancer diagnosis, treatment, and side effects.