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How Wearables Could Help NIH Fight Cancer

The agency aims to better monitor and personalize treatments for chronic conditions using the health data the gadgets collect.

CDC is Testing Blockchain to Monitor the Country's Health in Real Time

The system would allow the agency to quickly respond to health crises as they unfold.

CDC Wants to Use Blockchain to Get People to Crisis Zones Faster

The tech would pull data from across the agency and automatically identify the right people for certain emergencies.

Hackers Breach Healthcare.gov

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services acknowledged 75,000 people's records were accessed but haven’t disclosed who might be behind it.

Report Offers Options For Effectively Using Blockchain in Government

Blockchain is often seen as an over-hyped technology. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its uses.

Here’s What’s Blocking HHS Offices From Sharing Data with Each Other

Agency leaders want to embrace information sharing, but right now it’s uncharted territory.

NIH Seeks Advances in Motion Capture Tech

A National Institutes of Health lab needs a new motion capture system but first wants to know how new it should be.

NIH Partners With Google Cloud to Speed Up Medical Breakthroughs

The move is part of the agency's STRIDES initiative, which gives researchers more access to cloud tools.

These Could Be the Medical Droids NIH is Looking For

The National Institutes of Health want to know if companies can supply autonomous delivery bots to safely and securely deliver medications.

States to Feds: Enough With the Red Tape Already

Although companies and public sector organizations bemoan the time spent complying with federal rules, there are opportunities to improve the process, officials said.

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.

HHS is Using Data to Fight Opioid Abuse, Fraud and Just About Everything Else

HHS’ investments in data science, people and tools are paying off in a big way.

Streamlined Grant Reporting May Be Coming Soon

Survey shows data standardization can boost efficiency, though cultural blocks remain.

House Passes Bill to Open Government Data About Opioid Abuse

The Health and Human Services Department would have to build a dashboard to share information about substance abuse, treatment and recovery.