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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 “TOP Health” Tech Sprint Unleashes the Power of Open Data and AI
The 14-week “TOP Health” tech sprint concluded with 10 teams delivering digital tools — built with Federal data and emerging technologies like AI — to improve clinical trials, experimental therapies, and data-driven solutions for complex challenges from cancer to Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
Read more about Lyme Innovation Roundtable
The first-ever Lyme Innovation Roundtable at HHS brought together over 80 leaders to harness the power of collaboration, data-driven innovation, and emerging technologies for Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
Read more about HHS CTO Announces “Lyme Innovation” Initiative
The Lyme Innovation initiative aims to accelerate innovation in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases through the development of next-gen technologies, interdisciplinary collaborations, and data-driven innovations for tick-borne diseases.

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About the CTO

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