2010 Annual Forum
The Community Health Data Initiative was launched in a Forum at the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C., on June 2, 2010. Opening speakers were IOM President Harvey Fineberg, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and HHS Deputy Secretary Bill Corr. About 15 new applications were demonstrated, making health data available in new formats. Press releases were issued by HHS and the IOM. The Forum can be viewed in the video below.
Following the plenary presentations, participants learned about the HHS role (PPT 943 KB) in contributing data to the initiative. Chief Technology Officers from the White House and HHS also presented next steps (PPT 3.6 MB)for the initiative, including competitions leading up to the Health 2.0 Health Innovation Week.