HHS to Unveil Open Government Plan in Live Webcast

Watch the webcast at www.hhs.gov/live

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Wednesday April 7, 2010 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will unveil their Open Government Plan. This plan seeks to take government transparency to the next level by expanding opportunities for sharing data with the public, for public participation in HHS activities, and for collaboration both across HHS and with the world outside HHS – especially through the use of new information and communications technologies.

 

WHO:

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Karen Milgate, Director of the Office of Policy, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Joshua Sharfstein, Principal Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Jenny Backus, Acting Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

WHAT:

HHS live webcast to unveil the Open Government Plan
 

WHEN:

Wednesday, April 7 at 1:30 p.m. EDT
 

WHERE:

Live on www.hhs.gov/live

We will be taking questions in advance; please send your questions to [email protected]. For more information on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ plan on Open Government please visit www.hhs.gov/open.

Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.



CONTACT:

HHS Press Office
202-690-6343

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  District of Columbia

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Public Policy/Government  Healthcare Reform  Public Policy  White House/Federal Government  General Health

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