HHS and the Department of Education recently launched MentalHealth.gov. The site provides resources for individuals looking for help, and tools so communities across the country can host local conversations on mental health.
Since the first ‘palooza’ four years ago HHS has liberated more than 400 datasets, participated in a countless number of codeathons, and has seen and helped developers build hundreds of apps, services, and products using health data.
This week marks the fourth edition of what has come to be known as ‘Health Datapalooza,’ which has grown to include nearly 2,000 tech developers, health care professionals, researchers, policy makers, and business leaders from around the world.
Last year’s ‘Reducing Cancer among Women of Color’ App Challenge aimed to address health disparities head on. We’re happy to announce the winner of the challenge, which helps underserved and minority women take control of their health.
To promote openness and improved customer service, the White House published the Digital Government Strategy last year. These principles are not new to HHS and they are being applied at all levels within the Department.
Want to place content from HHS websites onto your own site? The Department offers a slew of resources that allow you to offer high-quality HHS content in the look and feel of your site, without the need to manually update it.
The new Healthcare.gov will sort content according to user demand with a new plugin developed for the site. For a content-heavy site like healthcare.gov, this option will allow HHS to serve popular content to readers quickly.