California Health and Human Services

Become a FUSE Corps Fellow with CHHS

Exciting FUSE Corps fellowship opportunity to work with the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) to “Utilize Data-Driven Strategies to Improve Client Outcomes.” See this detailed summary of the FUSE Corps fellowship opportunity. CHHS’s goal is to evolve into a more data-driven agency by better utilizing internal data and analytics to help it make smart decisions …

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Join Us for National Day of Civic Hacking

CHHS has partnered with Code for Sacramento and the City of Sacramento for National Day of Civic Hacking 2016! National Day of Civic Hacking is a nationwide day of action where developers, government employees, designers, journalists, data scientists, non-profit employees, UX designers, and residents who care about their communities come together to host civic tech events …

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Open Data — Better Lives

I am pleased to announce the launch of the California Health and Human Services Data News Website.  This website will provide updates, news, and other information about the CHHS Open Data Portal and related activities.  Access to information was one of our primary goals in establishing the Open Data Portal, and this new website will …

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CHHS Open Data Handbook

  An important but sometimes lesser-known portion of the CHHS open data effort is the associated Open Data Handbook. The handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the defining structures, procedures, technologies, and resources associated with the Data Portal: Introduction—The big-picture purpose of the handbook, key open data technical terms, and implementation phases. Governance—The overall open data …

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Open Data Successes to Date

CHHS is increasing access to public health, health care, human services and other data, driving improved transparency and data-driven innovation that enhance government services across the health and human services landscape. Since the launch of the portal in November 2014, the innovation has already begun to bear fruit. Though CHHS Open Data has finished only …

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CHHS Open Data Portal — An Introduction and How-To

The CHHS Open Data Portal seeks to spark innovation, promote research and economic opportunity, engage public participation in government, increase transparency, provide journalistic/media information, and inform policy decision making. The portal provides access to data that can be easily retrieved, combined, downloaded, sorted, searched, analyzed, and visualized by diverse audiences that includes individuals, businesses, researchers, journalists, software …

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