By Will Brady & Kristen Honey – As we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, innovation is more critical than ever especially for those with pre-existing and chronic conditions like kidney disease.Read More
HHS Office of the Chief Technology Officer
By Ed Simcox – After proudly serving as Chief Technology Officer at HHS, I have accepted an offer to move back to the private sector. This is a difficult decision for me. With that said, I’m excited about the next chapter and look forward to bringing my experiences to a growing, exciting part of the health sector.
By Dr. Mona Siddiqui MD MPH – The scope and scale of HHS’ data is enormous. The efforts undertaken at the Department every day by front line staff to ensure that the right information is being connected to address some of the most…
By Margeaux Akazawa – Innovation is crucial for the US Department of Health and Human Services to fulfill our increasingly complex mission, address new challenges, and keep up with the pace of change.
By Ed Simcox – As a parent, I know how important it is to have access to my daughters’ immunization records. Recently, I had the very common experience of needing immunization records for their schools.
By Maia Laing – Healthcare in America is a pairing of extremes. When ranked, the United States has some of the very best and the very worst healthcare metrics.
By Gil Alterovitz & Kristen Honey – When we began our 14-week tech health sprint in October 2018, we did not realize the profound lessons we would learn in just a few months. Together with federal agencies and private sector organizations, we demonstrated…
By James Daniel & Jacob Ashendorf – We all want the best for our family’s healthcare. Sometimes that means driving across state borders to access better medical care. Since many public health immunization information systems are structured by jurisdiction, records inevitably contain data gaps.