Stakeholders Discuss State’s Open Health Data Portal
At California's Health and Human Services Open DataFest in Sacramento this week, experts discussed the state's HHS Open Data Portal, which launched in August 2014. Dan Kim, chief deputy director of operations at the California Department of Public Health, said that hospitals' health care-associated infection rates have been published for the last three years and that the portal's Web traffic increased from 1,600 page views per year to a total of more than one million views. The state plans to boost usability of the portal as more data are added, according to officials. Government Technology.
- "California Critiques State's Open Data Health Portal" (Shueh, Government Technology, 3/19).
- "4 Tenets of a Successful Open Data Plan" (Shueh, Government Technology, 3/17).