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Technology and Community Join Forces to Increase Naloxone Distribution

By the Minus O Team This is a guest blog post from a team that participated in the HHS Opioid Code-a-Thon. There’s no denying we’re in the midst of a national crisis that’s affecting every American community regardless of color, income, education, employment status or age. Every day approximately 175 people die of an opioid-related […]

Connecting Data for better insights at the Health Datapalooza

By Bruce Greenstein, HHS Chief Technology Officer and Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer In 2010, a small group of individuals from HHS and the public sector, tech industry, and healthcare systems gathered with a single question in mind: What data is required to understand and improve health outcomes? How do we share it internally and […]

Increasing the Value of Data by Cutting Clutter and Duplication

This is a cross-post from HealthData.gov. By Bruce Greenstein, HHS Chief Technology Officer; Mona Siddiqui, HHS Chief Data Officer; and Kate Appel, Operations Lead for HealthData.gov HealthData.gov launched in 2011 with 30 datasets and as of 2017, there were more than 1,900 data sets available. We are proud of HHS’ commitment to continuously and responsibly […]

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