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New Yale Student-Led Innovation Hub Wins Treatment Track at National HHS Opioid Code-a-Thon to Address Opioid Crisis

Matthew Erlendson and his teammates could scarcely believe what they were hearing. On stage, the Chief Data Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services had just announced that Origami Innovations, was one of three winners at a code-a-thon focused on finding data-driven solutions to address the national opioid crisis. The judges unanimously selected […]

Team OPAT: Attacking the opioid epidemic with data-driven solutions

This blog post was adapted from a blog post by the author. Some problems are so huge that they demand the audacity, tenacity, and flexibility of small teams. Bruce Greenstein, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brought this truth to the forefront last week when the Office of […]

At Code-a-Thon, participants asked to develop solutions to combat the opioid epidemic

This article was previously published on SCOPE, a Stanford University School of Medicine publication, and has been shared here with permission from the author. This week programmers from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., to take part in a code-a-thon hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Their challenge: Do […]

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