Health and Human Services
Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced California will launch a digital vaccine verification system. While details on the system haven't been revealed, some experts have voiced concerns about privacy and transparency.
Some states are easing COVID-19 restrictions for those who can provide proof of vaccination, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation says online sales of fake and stolen vaccination cards are increasing.
As Wyoming continues to assess the damages involved in a high-profile health data leak, CIO Gordon Knopp has quit his position. State Information Services Administrator Timothy Sheehan is Knopp's current replacement.
In a 16-month initiative, the National Governors Association is working with eight states on health policies that could enhance data sharing and improve identity management and cost effectiveness.
Drones might be a better solution for controlling mosquitoes in remote areas that ground vehicles have a hard time accessing.
Stockton, Calif., and tech entrepreneurs are exploring whether access to a no-strings paycheck has the potential to end poverty.
Doctors with Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente and St. Joseph Health have started using cellphones and mobile devices to meet with their patients.
NowPow, an app developed in partnership with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, is being utilized by researchers to assess the use of technology to improve the children and family services system.
Patients in San Diego, Calif., are facing substantial roadblocks to their health care as Scripps Health, the second-largest health system in the region, remains relatively silent about a recovery plan.
Neuralink technology may someday offer people the ability to download and store memories, communicate telepathically, unlock trapped creativity, listen to music mentally and, yes, play video games with one’s mind.
Scripps Health has not publicly confirmed that ransomware caused the outage, though an internal memo implicates the attack vector. The attack disrupted scheduling, patient records and other critical systems.
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that prohibits businesses and government agencies in the state from asking people for proof — digital passport or otherwise — of a COVID-19 vaccination.
Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services in Texas has incorporated augmented and virtual reality into its training process, allowing first responders to prepare more effectively for mass-casualty events.
According to a statement issued Tuesday by the Wyoming Department of Health, files were mistakenly uploaded by an official to private and public online repositories on servers belonging to GitHub.com.