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Working Better Blog Posts

May 9, 2013

The new Healthcare.gov will sort content according to popularity with a new plugin developed for the site.

March 25, 2013

During emergencies, HHS has to analyze a large amount of information incredibly fast. Social media helps us identify outbreaks and respond to the public.
Screenshot of popular discussion and comments on ASPR’s IdeaScale page, available at http://asprfusion.ideascale.com/a/ideafactory.do?id=19682&mode=top&discussionFilter=active

March 19, 2013

Join the discussion on emergency preparedness and response through the ASPR Fusion roundtable, a forum for the Public Health Community.
Graphic reading ‘in the know, social media for public health webcast series.’  Showing social media icons for Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram and Google + superimposed over various health buildings in a cityscape.

March 7, 2013

‘In the Know’ is a how-to webinar series on different social media channels offering basic information, tips, and hints.
The result of a search query on USAJobs.gov for positions with "Social Media" in the job title shows no returns.

February 11, 2013

HHS and the Federal Web Managers Council have teamed up to bring you 12 big ideas and predictions for 2013.
Heart Health Infographic: A Decade of Inspiring Women to Protect Their Hearts.

February 5, 2013

February 1st marked the beginning of American Heart Month, a time to think about what you can do to improve your heart health.

January 29, 2013

SEO-friendly content is part of a successful digital strategy. Learn SEO best practices that will help search engines find your content.

January 24, 2013

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a vital to any digital strategy and allow you to create content that gets found.
US Map with points indicated.

January 10, 2013

Health information is becoming more integrated with mapping tools, here’s a few of the ways maps are being used at HHS.

November 29, 2012

Effective today, ASPA’s Web Communications and New Media Division becomes the Digital Communications Division