By: Maia Laing, Senior Business Consultant, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Michael Crawford, Associate Dean for Strategy, Outreach, and Innovation, Howard University College of Medicine
HHS and Howard are hosting the September Health+ Sickle Cell Disease Healthathon to foster innovative and data driven solutions for sickle cell disease care.
As part of its innovation efforts around digital health, the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) announces a new pilot program modeled after The Opportunity Project (TOP) led by the Census Bureau at U.S. Department of Commerce.
The HHS Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the the nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise (CODE) co-hosted a Roundtable on Data Sharing Policies, Data-Driven Solutions, and the Opioid Crisis in July.
In coordination with the University of Washington, Northwest Kidney Centers, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) hosted a listening session for KidneyX on Wednesday, August 22.
KidneyX seeks to improve the lives of the 850 million people currently affected by kidney diseases worldwide by accelerating the development of drugs, devices, biologics and other therapies across the spectrum of kidney care including: Prevention, Diagnostics and Treatment.
CMS wants to enable beneficiaries to access and make use of their data to improve their health as well as to create an ecosystem where tech innovators are helping Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers find better ways to use their data.