Starting October 2018, Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) kicked-off and will lead a 14-week tech sprint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other digital enthusiasts. The goal of this tech sprint is to transform federal open data from HHS, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and other agencies into digital tools. Modeled after The Opportunity Project (TOP) at U.S. Department of Commerce, the TOP Health tech sprint is specifically designed to improve the patient experience, for example, by assisting in novel therapeutics accessibility and improving clinical trials.
Gil Alterovitz, PhD, FACMI is a Presidential Innovation Fellow who has worked on bridging data ecosystems and AI at the interface of several federal organizations, including the White House, HHS/NCI, GSA, The CIO Council, and the VA.
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