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HHS to host a code-a-thon to craft tools that will help combat the opioid crisis

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Nearly 100 Americans die every day from opioid overdoses, so HHS wants to leverage data for better treatment and prevention solutions.

HHS Innovation Day tries to ‘hack red tape’

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

Usability testing was just one of many problems employees tried to tackle Thursday at the department’s HHS Innovation Day, an event packed with discussions on cutting through bureaucracy to solve tech, science and workforce related problems. The day also included team presentations from HHS’s start-up style program called Ignite Accelerator.

HHS recognizes innovative internal projects

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

The seven winners of the HHS Innovates Awards show creative thinking is possible, even in a bureaucracy, Secretary Burwell said.