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Open Data Blog Posts

March 27, 2014

On launch, openFDA will provide API and raw download access to a number of high-value structured datasets

January 10, 2014

A few suggestions on how to incorporate health information technology for anyone who might be resolving to take action on their health in 2014.

October 28, 2013

Working over the weekend with its new management structure in place the HealthCare.gov tech team has put into place fixes to address performance and functionality and will continue to make progress each week.

August 6, 2013

CMS is embracing shared data to drive improvements in access and care delivery as well as control costs.

June 10, 2013

Health Datapalooza IV wrapped up last week with over 1900 attendees and 80 companies.
Celebrating Innovation at the Fourth Annual Health Datapalooza Conference

June 3, 2013

This week marks the 4th annual ‘Health Datapalooza,’ which has grown to include nearly 2,000 tech developers.

April 16, 2013

To help manage the Healthcare.gov, developers will use the Prose editing interface, allowing for a smoother, more integrated CMS experience.

April 16, 2013

Heathdata.gov recently converted the TXT4Tots Message Library into an API & announced the Apps4TotsHealth Challenge.

April 10, 2013

Heathcare.gov will relaunch this June with a completely rethought design and architecture.
Screenshot of pillbox dashboard available at http://pillbox.nlm.nih.gov/

March 25, 2013

Pillbox, a pill identification tool, is opening up government data on prescription drugs. Listen to a podcast introducing the tool.