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.
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.
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+.
When health care providers and organizations use laptops, tablets and smartphones during patient care health records are open to new risks. To address this issue HHS has launched a new initiative to protect health information records.