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  • 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.

  • HHS is challenging app developers to create new tools to help cancer survivors with the Crowds Care for Cancer: Supporting Survivors Challenge.

  • 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.

  • To help manage the new healthcare.gov, developers will use the Prose editing interface. This lightweight editor will help administrators create and manage content across the site.

  • Heathdata.gov recently converted the TXT4Tots Message Library into an API & we’re proud to announce the Apps4TotsHealth Challenge.

  • 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.

  • HHS is happy to announce several improvements to the Blue Button initiative, including common implementation guidance for providers, payors, and developers to overcome these weaknesses. These improvements are called Blue Button+.

  • 2012 was a busy year for innovation at HHS. Hear HHS CTO Bryan Sivak describe the top 10 accomplishments in innovation at the Department.