We test and validate solutions to solve challenging problems in the delivery of health and human services.

Media Spotlight

Latest IDEAs from our Blog

Ed Simcox named HHS Chief Technology Officer

Ed Simcox has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at HHS. Ed had been serving as Acting CTO and was previously the Deputy CTO.  Ed has spent over 18 years working at the intersection of healthcare and technology to create a better healthcare system with the goals of reducing cost and increasing quality and patient […]

Data roundtable brings together state and local leaders at HHS

By Visakh Madathil Today, in coordination with the Center for Open Data Enterprise (CODE), the HHS Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) convened a roundtable discussion on data sharing policies and data-driven solutions related to the opioid crisis. The roundtable brought together experts from federal, state, and local government, the private sector, nonprofit organizations, […]

HHS holds its first convening of open innovation leaders

Today, the HHS Office of the Chief Technology Officer convened the first meeting of HHS staff working on programs, projects or initiatives related to open innovation at the first Open Innovation Day at HHS Headquarters in Washington, DC. The day featured lightning talks from staff working on open innovation across the Department including stories from […]