California Health and Human Services

Month: August 2016

The 8 Government Health IT Trends You Need to Know

In May, 2016, GovLoop released a guide titled “The 8 Government Health IT Trends You Need to Know.” The guide takes a look at the current state of government health IT, innovations, and how government is driving the adoption of IT in health care. Acting Agency Information Officer, Scott Christman, participated in an interview for …

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California Research Bureau releases open data case study

The California Research Bureau, a division of the California State Library, recently published a case study on open data titled: “Making Open Data Work in California’s State Government: Lessons from Early Adopters.” The paper summarizes the experiences of both the California Health and Human Services Agency and the California State Controller’s Office, including findings on governance, existing state …

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2016 UC Davis hackathon focused on coding for social good

This past May, 300 students descended upon the UC Davis campus for 24 hours of “hacking for social good.” This was the first major collegiate hackathon at UC Davis run entirely by students. There were three different tracks: environment, health and wellness, and education. The California Health and Human Services Agency partnered with Hack Davis for the …

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Check out the 2016 California Impact Challenge in Precision Medicine

How can we improve the health of Californians? How do we leverage new and exponentially growing technologies, such as digital health tools, environmental sensors, big data analysis and integration, and predictive analytics? The 2016 California Impact Challenge in Precision Medicine We invite you to develop or propose a novel precision medicine approach with which California …

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