The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. With 18 staff divisions and 11 operating divisions, the agency represents almost a quarter of all federal outlays and administers hundreds of programs ranging from local-level services to Medicare, the nation's largest health insurer. Todd Park recently joined the agency as chief technology officer, a new position created to harness the power of data and technology in innovative ways. Microsoft News Center spoke with Park about how technology can be used to address the challenges facing healthcare today.
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