Services & Resources

Shared Services

ASPA Digital makes a number of services and resources available to HHS Staff and Operating Divisions. Browse the list below and email the designated contact for more information on a particular service.

  • Web Applications Development and Support, Portal Development and Application Development Support, Database and System Administration, and Security Administration
    Use this BPA for web application development efforts and maintenance services that fully leverage current technologies and result in more efficient operations of business activities. This BPA is organized to provide a flexible mechanism to respond quickly to the varying information technology requirements of HHS and its programs, such as providing web application development, data ingestion, web services and API development, and the dynamic delivery of selected categories of Web and mobile content.
    Contact: Olexiy (Alex) Karakcheyev
  • 508 Compliance Crawler - Deque Worldspace
    Checks 508 accessibility for individuals with disabilities and other problems that affect site usability.
    Learn more about how HHS uses the crawler.
    Contact: ASPA Digital's 508 Scan Support Team at
  • Content Syndication
    Using HHS web content saves you time and money. You don’t need to write your own health content or worry about updating web pages. Browse and choose from topics in the HHS Syndication Storefront and then simply add the related code to your web page. The end result - HHS content will populate on your web page with your website’s look and feel!

    Learn more about content syndication. New content will be offered regularly, but please let us know if you have a specific topic to request. If you need additional information, or have any feedback, please contact


  • Web Metrics
    ASPA Digital measures website traffic data using Google Universal Analytics (UA). We supplement our clickstream data with other tools including CrazyEgg (a click- and scroll-tracking tool that measures effectiveness of your design and content layout). For a full list of the analytics tools used by ASPA Digital, please read the HHS Privacy Policy.
    Contact: Sam Bronson
  • Use of Persistent Cookies for Website Performance Measurement
    We have Department-wide approval to use persistent cookies for the purpose of web metrics reporting and analysis; this only applies to websites that do not collect personally identifiable information (PII). 
    You will have to update your privacy policy to comply with OMB guidelines or link to the HHS privacy policy.
    Contact: Sam Bronson
  • OMB-Approved Fast Track Online Customer Satisfaction Survey
    Use this survey to measure visitor satisfaction and gather user feedback on your websites. You will need to collect an Information Collection form, which will be reviewed and approved by ASPA Digital and OMB, and your surveys should not collect PII. This fast-track clearance only applies to surveys on OS websites; OPDIVs can contact ASPA Digital for guidance on how to get fast-track clearances.


  • Usability Lab - HHS maintains a fully-equipped test facility which is available to all HHS offices and programs at no charge. We also make these labs available to other federal agencies. Because the labs are in high demand, we advise you to schedule lab time well in advance of your intended test or website launch date.
    Learn more about the HHS Usability Lab



  • Icon and Widget Library
    Find commonly used images and branding bars from for use on your website.
    Learn more about the Icon and Widget Library
  • Photo Galleries
    Use images on your website and other communications products from other HHS agencies that are available in the public domain
    Browse available Photo Galleries
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