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  • During emergencies, HHS has to integrate and analyze an overwhelming amount of information incredibly fast. Today we use social media to help with that task, including identifying outbreaks and responding to the public.

  • Health Datapalooza IV is scheduled for June 3-4 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Those interested in speaking or presenting at the conference have until April 5 to submit a request to be considered.

  • SAMHSA’s publication distribution center maintains more than 1,000 science-based behavioral health publications and ships more than 13,000,000 products annually.

  • To close out February’s American Heart Month, several HHS agencies executed their first bilingual Twitter chat. This effort resulted in great lessons learned on how to communicate using Twitter chats.

  • The ASPR Fusion roundtable is a forum to discuss public health preparedness and response in the Public Health Community.

  • Our job as digital communicators is to present information to our audiences in a way that is engaging, informative, and most importantly, makes sense. That’s not always easy. But infographics can help.

  • Federal regulation is one of the basic tools the government uses to carry out public policy. HHS is working to make our regulatory activities more public and open, and we need your feedback.

  • How do you know you’re doing social media “right?” Check out the CDC’s how-to webinar series “In the Know: Social Media for Public Health” to find the answer to that question.

  • When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) saw that developers who were new to CMS data had a hard time using their open data site, they developed a tool to solve the problem. Meet the CMS Data Navigator API.

  • To conclude American Heart Month, HHS is bringing together a variety of partners to talk about Latino Heart Health, in a bilingual Twitter chat Thursday 2/28 at 2 PM ET.