By Susannah Fox – On his first day in office, President Obama announced administration policies to make government serve the American people better through greater transparency, collaboration, and participation. Known as the federal government’s Open Government Initiative, each agency has developed a plan every other year outlining steps.
By Susannah Fox – How many times have we heard people say, “If we could put a man on the moon, we can fix XYZ health care problem”? Or: “Hey, it’s not rocket science, right?” So, when I met Dava Newman, the Deputy Administrator at NASA, and began a conversation with her about innovation at our agencies, I was eager to learn how to apply their famous “horizon mission” spirit to health and human services.
By Susannah Fox – I never feel so American as when I’m traveling abroad. And my most recent trip was the pinnacle of this experience since I was representing the U.S. government at the Health and Care Innovation Expo organized by the UK’s National Health System (NHS) in Manchester, England.
By Susannah Fox – You might be wondering why a Chief Technology Officer would be part of a conference on aging. Isn’t tech a young person’s game? First of all, I love Alan Kay’s definition: Technology is anything invented after you were born.
By Susannah Fox – When I left the Pew Research Center to advise companies and organizations that share my vision for health care, I thought life couldn’t get better.
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