Posts Tagged: HHS

What You Can Learn from HHS Facebook Pages (Part 2 of 3)

By Eric Diaz. Blog series originally posted at DK Web Consulting. Click here for Part 1 in the series on HHS Facebook page use. It’s not just the private sector jumping on the social media bandwagon. Government agencies are using the robust Facebook platform to reach the public too. This is the second installment ofRead… Read more »

What You Can Learn from HHS Facebook Pages (Part 1 of 3)

By Eric Diaz. Blog series originally posted at DK Web Consulting. It’s not just the private sector jumping on the social media bandwagon. Government agencies are using the robust Facebook platform to reach the public too. This is the first installment of three in a series about the US Department of Health and Human Services’sRead… Read more »

HHS Asks “Help us Develop Our OpenGov Plan”

This week HHS CTO asked for help in creating their new open gov plan. Any suggestions for him? Any favorite opengov plans? ———————————— Help Us Develop Our New Open Gov Plan Posted January 17, 2012 By Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, HHS In January 2009, President Obama issued the Open Government Directive, calling for governmentRead… Read more »

Open source, health care, and regulatory compliance

Partly because of their connections to efforts by the Dept. of HHS, Ithought Govloop readers might be interested in three interviews byspeakers in the health care track at O’Reilly’s Open Source convention. Indivo X personal health record: an interview with Daniel Haas ofChildren’s Hospital (this may furnish a format for the exchange ofdata in theRead… Read more »

What Can Government Do To Bridge The Digital Divide and How Can The Private Sector Be A Partner?

In reviewing some past blogs that can be found on www.opengovtv.com, I noticed an interesting article from Gov Loop’s very own Andrew Krzmarzick written June 25, 2010. Andy asks a great question then that is even more important to ask the question 7 months later. As it appears from President Hu Jintao’s recent visit toRead… Read more »

Is the State Department Wiki Leaks the Beginning of a Nightmare For Open Government?

After three days of consuming the best of cuisine during Thanksgiving holiday, I have once again experienced my usual holiday epiphany to become inspired. It is usually around this time of year, that I personally and professionally aspire to take my goal setting to the next level. Honestly speaking, I am excited about expanded hopesRead… Read more »

Did Open Government Hurt or Help The Obama Administration in 2010 Elections?

Did Open Government Hurt or Help The Obama Administration in 2010 Elections? It is usually during the first 100 days of a President’s term that are the defining Days of any Administration. President Obama defined his direction on January 22, 2008 day one. On November 2nd, 2010, with less than two hours away from theRead… Read more »

The best of ELC 2010

I just got back from the ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, Va. last night. Those of you who attended will likely agree that it was a whirlwind, thirty-some hours of great information and discussion. While at the conference, Editor Dave Perera and I had the opportunity to cover sessions and sit down with governmentRead… Read more »

GovLaunch: 8 Questions with HealthCare.gov

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed that GovLoop has created a new series called GovLaunch. Basically, we’re highlighting the hot-off-the-press websites, apps and projects coming out of government – the “New Innovations of Government 2.0”, if you will. In fact, we blogged about it on the Huffington Post in case you missed it!Read… Read more »

The Challenge of Open Data and Metrics

One promise of open data is its ability to inform citizens and consumers about the quality of local services. At the Gov 2.0 Summit yesterday the US Department of Health and Human Resources announced it was releasing data on hospitals, nursing homes and clinics in the hopes that developers will create applications that show citizensRead… Read more »