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Oregon is now offering an app that will let residents show proof of vaccination in a convenient way. The app cost a total of $2.45 million and drew on lessons learned from California and Washington.
A new law in Colorado requires health insurance providers to try to collect demographic data on health providers — including sex- and gender-related info — to connect patients with better care.
Police in Worcester, Mass., would like to purchase drones to help with various tasks, including search and rescue missions. However, the police department hasn't developed a drone policy, raising multiple concerns.
Yesterday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that former NYC CIO Jessica Tisch will take over as commissioner of the Department of Sanitation. Tisch left the CIO position back in February.
The Southside Network Authority in Virginia has broken ground for a new fiber ring that will connect five cities in the state. The network will even be linked to subsea fiber-optic lines in the Atlantic.
The Nebraska State Unit on Aging has partnered with GetSetUp.io, a virtual learning platform, to bolster digital skills and a wide range of other life skills among older adults across the state.
The Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center in Windber, Pa., is in the process of developing a new telehealth program that aims to provide a higher quality of care. The program will help keep needed hospital beds open.
City Council approved a sweeping $21 million package on Wednesday to enhance the city's response to people in mental health crises—and Mayor Sylvester Turner pledged more support in the coming weeks.
Supported by $100 million of charitable investments, plans for the lab will see the country’s preeminent civic tech organization working with 15 state government partners over the next seven years.
A large group of scientists, led in part by geneticists at University of California Santa Cruz, has outlined the first complete human genome. This breakthrough could lead to many other new discoveries about health.
In response to a Los Angeles Times investigation that discovered that sometimes dangerous fumes affect passengers and pilots on commercial airplanes, Congress may introduce new regulations with a bill.
With evidence that algorithms can treat people unequally, society must question why that is. Research into equity and algorithms indicates that no algorithm can mathematically fulfill all notions of fairness.
When it comes to accessibility and inclusion, there are steps local and state agencies can take — and others that should be avoided — to provide an equitable government service experience across populations.
Oregon will pay a combined $1.3 million in late fees to more than 4,000 home-care workers who received late or incomplete payments over the last seven months due to glitches in a state software system.
The brain implant, which was co-developed by a Carnegie Mellon University professor, was tested in four Australian patients for a year and proved successful. A U.S. trial is approaching.