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immunizations

How analytics sharpens state disease surveillance, lower costs

State public health agencies are turning to more advanced analytics in turning simple immunization registries into engines of population health management.

Massachusetts HIway demo

Mass HIway lets health providers easily swap medical records

Massachusetts' health info exchange helps providers locate, request and retrieve medical records from other participating providers on a secure, interconnected system.

Jefferson County

IP video surveillance puts more 'eyes' on waterway traffic

A vast traffic-monitoring network has been deployed to make sure that all can safely navigate the waters with minimal interference.

open data

Open data gurus share best practices

Governments are publishing best-practices guides for implementing open data.

Michigan

SaaS solution drives improvements at Michigan DMVs

The state of Michigan is piloting a service that uses mobile technology and software as a service to streamline the customer experience at the DMV and speed revenues to state coffers.

EDGE

DHS-Army game engine gives first responders an EDGE

The Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment joint virtual training platform supports scenarios in which multiple organizations must coordinate with each other, as would be necessary in an active-shooter scenario.

bridge

App helps Pennsylvania get its bridges back

Tablet app helps the state survey its complete road and bridge system.

court

Michigan knits together far-flung courts with video vérité

With video conferencing equipment being installed in county courtrooms to enable remote participation in hearings, the state is saving millions of dollars each year on transporting prisoners.

efficiency

Maine automates tasks on unemployment benefits system

The state's unemployment insurance benefits system uses a cloud-based application to automate time-consuming and error-prone tasks.

unemployment

Southeast states share unemployment benefits system

Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina tap Capgemini for a cloud-based UI system that will go live in 2016.

football

Analytics pump up Super Bowl security game plan

With the Haystax Public Safety Cloud, New York and New Jersey security officials can analyze real-time data to assess potential threats to America's biggest sports spectacle.

Raven

Tecore expands 3G/4G platforms for rapid response comm

Tecore Networks expands its Raven platform with a 3G/4G network designed for the rapid deployment of voice, text and video communications.

Raleigh

City of Raleigh takes open technology to the limit

Raleigh, N.C.’s Open Raleigh initiative is pursuing open data and open access projects in an effort to drive public interest and industry investment.

broadband

Will Internet access improve in 2014?

FCC's Connect America Fund received over $255 million to provide broadband access to homes and businesses in rural areas of 41 states.

identity  theft

Indiana combats tax refund fraud with ID verification

The state's Department of Revenue plans to combat tax refund fraud with a new identity management system slated to debut this month.