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Office of the CTO

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Welcome to the Office of the Chief Technology Officer. We test and validate solutions to solve challenging problems in the delivery of health and human services. Located in the Immediate Office of the Secretary, the Office of the CTO is also tasked with promoting innovation across the entire department.

 

 

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HHS Ignite Accelerator

Learn about our internal innovation startup program for staff to improve the way their program or agency works.

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Learn About Strategic Partnerships

Learn about our cutting-edge public-private partnerships: a cornerstone of innovation in government.

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Open Innovation Resources

Resources for Department staff interested in hosting challenges, code-a-thons and accelerators.

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Latest Blog Posts

Read more about Lyme Innovation Roundtable Highlights and Next Steps
The Lyme Innovation Roundtable Summary Report, published by the Center for Open Data Enterprise, is available with an overview of highlights, recommendations, and actionable next steps that participants discussed at HHS on December 4, 2018, to harness the power of collaboration, data-driven innovation, and emerging technologies for Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
Read more about Indian Health Service IT Modernization
Team members explore how human-centered design principles impact the Indian Health Service health IT modernization effort.
Read more about Deep Dive on “TOP Health”: Data + Technology+ Innovation for Lyme
After a 14-week “TOP Health” technology sprint, four of 11 teams delivered digital tools that utilized federal open data or artificial intelligence (AI) to address Lyme and tick-borne diseases. These teams’ results were showcased over two days of events at the White House Eisenhower Executive Office Building and at the Census Bureau as part of “The Opportunity Project” (TOP) Demo Day 2019.

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About the CTO

Hear about this office—our goals and challenges—from past and present CTOs.