Ohio opioid competition vaults into challenge phase
Winning ideas have been awarded small cash prizes and now the real competition begins as challengers develop their solutions.
Nebraska begins tracking every prescription in state database
In a bid to improve patient safety, the state is taking a more meticulous approach than most.
Ohio plans medical marijuana help line, possible digital services
With new laws come new technologies.
VR, motion tracking, brain sensor ideas among winners named in Ohio opioid challenge
The state has announced five winning teams that will now develop their solutions in hope of changing the behavior of patients and medical practitioners alike.
For underserved communities, health care platform launches in Brooklyn
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the new technology will "ensure a brighter future" for the borough.
Virginia opioid addiction datathon inspires 15 new apps
The coding competition brought together teams of government, higher ed and the private sector to develop apps that combat the opioid crisis with analytics and open data.
As senior populations rise, Seattle turns to tech
A three-day hackathon later this month is hoped to pit data and modern technology against challenges associated with old age such as access to housing and accessible city infrastructure.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, technologists grab data to lend a hand
Access to government data is proving essential as technology companies and nonprofits create apps and maps to support rescue and recovery efforts for flood victims.
Houston looks to hack homelessness with civic tech solution
The mayor's office is interested in developing a digital tool that encourages citizen donations to charities that can provide long-term solutions for homeless residents.