Requesting your help with TXT4Tots Text Message Library

Soon, the Department is launching a text message library to help children ages 1 – 5 years. We want your ideas on how best to use it and incorporate it in to existing programs or products.  Read more »

Introducing Blue Button +

In the next step of Blue Button evolution, Blue Button+ launches and provides a blueprint for the structured and secure transmission of personal health data. Read more »

Innovative Care Models and Uses of Clinical Practice Data - the Future of Medicine

HHS Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak visited ChenMed to see how they have implemented an innovative care model and how clinical data is being used to improve practice. See what he learned from his trip.  Read more »

Trilogy - Changing the Way We Look at Community Health Data

See how Trilogy Integrated Resources, in partnership with two of the largest organizations representing county and local governments, is changing how community data is being utilized, including comparison and vizualization tools.  Read more »

New York eHealth Collaborative is the newest Health Data Consortium Health Data Affiliate

We are excited to announce that the New York eHealth Collaborative is the newest Health Data Consortium Affiliate! Check out the guest post they authored to learn more about some of the amazing work going on in New York!  Read more »

Health Datapalooza IV Call for Presentation Submissions and Judges!

The submission portal for individuals and organizations interested in participating in the 2013 Health Datapalooza IV is now open! Read more »

Procured Health Turns Medical Products Information into Cost Savings Opportunities

See how Procured Health is tackling the problem of rising health care costs by developing an app that focuses on medical supplies and devices by leveraging FDA data.   Read more »

100Plus - An App Making Health Care Easier

Want to make health care easier for you? Check out 100Plus, a mobile app that does that through incremental steps and the leveraging of data!   Read more »

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Unleashing the Power of Data and Innovation To Improve Health

Welcome to! This site is dedicated to making high value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers, and policy makers in the hopes of better health outcomes for all. In a recent article, Todd Park, United States Chief Technology Officer, captured the essence of what the Health Data Initiative is all about and why our efforts here are so important.

  • Medicare

    Cost report data from annual reports filed by hospitals, home health agencies, and other facilities; claim-level public use files for all major types of care.

  • Medicaid

    General information on eligibility and claims data developed to support research and policy analysis initiatives for Medicaid and other low-income populations

  • Epidemiology

    Public health databases and registries regarding births, deaths, disease incidence, health event case reports, demographics, community health

  • Treatments

    Information and databases about marketed drugs, including downloadable resource of medication content and labeling, text messaging libraries and product listing directories

  • Population Statistics

    Metrics on community health, health care system, and determinants-of-health performance at national, state or county levels

  • Biomedical Research

    Authoritative, up-to-date medical and scientific information resources for health patients, families, health care care providers and researchers

  • Safety

    Includes all company-issued recalls for drugs, food, products from 2009 to the present; hazardous substances and environmental and public health maps

  • Administrative

    Data on administering health care delivery, enrollment into health insurance plans, and appeals

  • Health Care Cost

    Includes National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA), the official estimates of total health care spending in the United States

  • Quality Measurement

    Quality and patient satisfaction data available via APIs for nursing homes, hospitals, home health agencies, and dialysis centers

  • Health Care Providers

    FOIA-disclosable health care provider data for providers

  • Children’s Health

    Information on children’s health and health-related services for children for researchers, policymakers, patients and families