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#DataSmart News: Public Health

June 16, 2017: Using Data to Fight the Opioid Epidemic Prescription drug monitoring programs—government-run databases designed to track how doctors a...

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Five Ways Chatbots Could Transform Government Services

Talking computers no longer merely belong to a dystopian future, but rather are already transforming our daily lives—and now the practices of governme...

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How Cities Are Using the Internet of Things to Map Air Quality

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 5.5 million people worldwide die each year as a result of air pollution. Many of these dea...

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The Nexus Between Data and Public Health

In the not-so-distant past, government's involvement in community health generally was limited to providing services for treating illness. Today, we i...

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How U.S. Cities Can Target Zika Risk

City governments, especially along the U.S.’s Gulf Coast, have one more reason to worry about their vacant and abandoned housing stock: Zika.   Empt...

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