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Category Archives: Department of Health and Human Services

Success Stories: Catherine Bass, CDC Healthy Behavior Data Challenge

MEET: Catherine Bass, Ph.D., director of informatics at Onlife Health in Nashville, Tenn. THE CHALLENGE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is constantly collecting and analyzing data that can be used by health professionals, government leaders and the … Continue reading

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Success Stories: Loren Hampton, NIH Sickle Cell Disease Undergraduate Challenge

MEET: Loren Hampton, Graduate Student Instructor/Graduate Student at University of California, Berkeley THE CHALLENGE: A lack of awareness about sickle cell disease (SCD) among the general public and affected communities can contribute to stigma and confusion about how the disease … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Takes on a National Public Health Emergency

On Oct. 26, the Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency to combat the abuse of prescription drugs and heroin across the nation. During that same week, the number of crowdsourcing competitions on Challenge.gov … Continue reading

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Success Stories: Debi Willis, Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge

MEET: Debi Willis, CEO/Founder of software development company PatientLink, Oklahoma City THE CHALLENGE: The Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Launched in … Continue reading

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Global Challenge Battles Forced Labor

When you sign on to help with a challenge, you open yourself up to a variety of people, opportunities and interest areas. Sometimes, you may be asked to develop a fun, educational app or design a multimedia project. Other times, … Continue reading

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A Medical Bill You Can Understand — Yes, Please!

If you’re like us, any time you visit the doctor, you end up with a mish-mash of billing information. It seems to come from everywhere — the doctor’s office, the insurance company, through the mail, over the phone, and so … Continue reading

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