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New York Tech-Worthy

Peter Himley | Forbes | October 14, 2012

We’re not worthy. We’re not worthy. We’re not…. Well, actually, we (the New York Tech Meetup community) are most worthy of a visit from Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer. NYTM executive director Nate Westheimer (Wayne) proclaimed: “So cool to have USA’s CTO @todd_park speaking here at #NYTM!” Read More »

Obama orders agencies to make data open, machine-readable by default

Sean Gallagher | ArsTechnica | May 9, 2013

President Barack Obama issued an executive order today that aims to make "open and machine-readable" data formats a requirement for all new government IT systems. The order would also apply to existing systems that are being modernized or upgraded. If implemented, the mandate would bring new life to efforts started by the Obama administration with the launch of four years ago. Read More »

Obama's Second-Term Management Agenda To Focus On People Power

Jack Moore | Federal News Radio | September 12, 2013

The architects of President Barack Obama's second-term management agenda say changing the culture of the federal workforce — not just technology — is driving the administration's efforts to make government more innovative. Read More »

Obama's Technology Guru On Opening The Data Vault: Todd Park On 6 Ways Non-Secret Government Data Has Been Put To Work

Jessica Yellin | CNN | July 9, 2013

Just back from a foreign trip and a holiday vacation, the president returned to work Monday by talking about government efficiency. Read More »

On Quora, Park Highlights White House Innovation, Entrepreneurship Efforts

Luke Fretwell | FedScoop | August 1, 2012

Following in the footsteps of his predecessor, U.S. Chief Technology Office Todd Park took to the question-and-answer social network platform Quora to provide a 1,600-word response on how the Obama Administration is fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in America. Read More »

ONC Annual Meeting on Health IT & Innovation

Beth Walsh | Clinical Innovation + Technology | December 17, 2012

“Innovation is critical to every goal we have as a nation,” said Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, “and nowhere is it more important than in healthcare.” Park led a panel discussion on health information exchange and interoperability at the Dec. 12 annual meeting of the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT [ONC]. Read More »

ONC Looks To Make Blue Button Public, Boost Patient Engagement

Ed Burns | TechTarget | September 12, 2012

Blue Button may have started as a patient engagement tool that allows veterans to access their health information electronically, but government IT officials are looking to bring this type of functionality to civilian patients, too. Read More »

Open Data Is Good for America

Todd Park & Steven VanRoekel | Huffington Post | May 29, 2013

President Obama took historic steps this month by signing an executive order and issuing a new Government-wide policy to make government information even more open and accessible to the public. Read More »

Open Health Data: An International Snapshot

Eugene Borukhovich | Health 2.0 News | January 23, 2013

The 2009 Digital Britain Report described data as ‘an innovation currency’ and ‘the lifeblood of the knowledge economy.’  We are now in 2013 and while there is tremendous buzz around open data in general, open health data is definitely lagging behind. Read More »

Open source tools, OSEHRA gain momentum at VA

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | October 18, 2012

Todd Park, the White House chief technology officer, spoke briefly at the conference and said that...“OSEHRA is catalyzing another ecosystem for open source software and health IT innovation that no closed system could do," Park said. "This is unbelievably cool."
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OSEHRA 2012 Summit A Great Success

The 1st Annual Open Source EHR Summit held this week at the Gaylord National Conference Center at National Harbor, just outside Washington D.C., was well attended by over 400 participants. The event was a huge success and many of the participants openly voiced the belief that this effect will be seen as the tipping point for open source in healthcare. It was "unbelievably cool" according to one of the participants, Todd Park, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the U.S. Government.

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OSEHRA 2012: Innovation in Open Source EHRs and Health IT to be Focus at 1st Annual Open Source EHR Summit and Workshop

Press Release | OSEHRA | October 18, 2012

The Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in electronic health record software, kicked off its First Annual Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop. The event is the culmination of a year of growth for OSEHRA, which was launched as a result of an agreement between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense in 2011. OSEHRA's goal is to drive rapid innovation in electronic health records and health IT through an open source software process involving the community of software developers, clinicians, business leaders and other practitioners.
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OSTP Asks Agencies For 'Bold, Ambitious' Open Government Initiatives

Jason Miller | Federal News Radio | March 3, 2014

The administration's open government initiative has been quiet after its initial push during the first two years of President Barack Obama's administration. But new guidance from the Office of Science and Technology Policy is trying to reinvigorate agency efforts. Read More »

Pahlka Named Deputy CTO Of Innovation

Camille Tuutti | FedScoop | May 30, 2013

Jennifer Pahlka, founder and executive director at Code for America, announced May 30 she is joining OSTP to serve as deputy chief technology officer for government innovation under U.S. CTO Todd Park. Read More »

Park, VanRoekel on unlocking government’s ‘innovation mojo’ (VIDEO)

Staff | FedScoop | June 29, 2012

U.S. Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel and Chief Technology Officer Todd Park discuss government innovation with FedScoopTV. Park and VanRoekel touch on the White House Presidential Fellows Program, open data, mobile, consumerization of technology and changing the culture of government. Read More »