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AIDS 2012: On the Path Towards an AIDS-free Generation

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In her November 2011 speech at the National Institutes of Health, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke of an historic opportunity at hand: to achieve the goal of an AIDS-free generation. On World AIDS Day President Obama further underscored that we are at a pivotal moment in the response to the epidemic, with new…

Protecting Privacy and Building Trust as Mobile and Online Health Evolve

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Co-authored by Lygeia Ricciardi, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT The healthcare system is going digital at a fast clip. In the last two years, the number of hospitals using electronic health records has more than doubled to 35%–and the majority of remaining hospitals say they have near-term plans to do so.  While…

Seizing the Mobile Opportunity: The Health Resources and Services Administration Experience

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HRSA Find a Health Center Mobile App

Have you or your clients used your phone to find a community health center? Did you know there’s an app for that? In 2011, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released their “Find a Health Center”  mobile app. Simply type in a ZIP code or select “my current location” and click the ‘Find Centers’…

Applications to Volunteer at AIDS 2012 Available April 1st

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The success of AIDS 2012 will depend heavily on the support of 1,500 to 2,000 volunteers who will fill a range of crucial positions during the conference, including helping coordinate program activities, greeting and registering delegates, staffing various offices and helping in the Global Village. Volunteering at AIDS 2012 is a great way to gain…

100 Episodes of Health Podcasting

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While exploring the strategy for re-launching our podcast series earlier this year, we discovered that our colleagues at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) had over 100 podcasts of their NIH Research Radio. We invited them to tell us about their experience. Visit the AIDS.gov iTunes Channel to subscribe to our podcast. As the host…

Looking to AIDS 2012: Turning the Tide Together

Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Ambassador at Large

For the first time in over 20 years, the biannual International AIDS Conference will be hosted on American soil. From July 22-27, AIDS 2012 will convene scientists, health professionals, policy makers and those affected by AIDS in Washington, D.C. to assess progress to date and identify next steps in the global response. The conference theme,…

Pinterest: Visualizing our Aspirations for the HIV Community

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This week we have a guest New Media post from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, one of our Federal HIV/AIDS Web Council Members. Pinterest is the newest wunderkind in the recent influx of social media tools. Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter all promote a shared community across borders. Pinterest has exploded as a social…

Todd Park Named New U.S. Chief Technology Officer

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I’m very excited that President Obama today is appointing Todd Park as the new U.S. Chief Technology Officer, with the important task of applying the newest technology and latest advances to make the Federal government work better for the American people. For nearly three years, Todd has served as CTO of the U.S. Department of…