2016 CDC Technology Challenge

Event Summary:

IIU hosted the first CDC Technology Challenge to solicit impactful technology projects from across CDC.  IIU received 61 application from 21 CIOs.   The number and quality of applications received demonstrated the clear need for IIU’s services.  During the competition, five finalists pitched to a panel of judges and a live audience.  Based on public health impact and the feasibility, the judges selected NIOSH’s RAPID-TECH project as the winner.   IIU will work with NIOSH to develop a technology solution in FY2017.

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IIU In the News: Federal News Radio 4/1/13

Dr. Savel was interviewed on Federal News Radio to discuss the following topic:

Public health is one of those fields that lives on data. In fact, public health practitioners probably have more data than they can deal with. One answer to that is the Public Health Informatics Research Cloud. It’s built and operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joining us to tell us what it is and what it will do is Tom Savel, CDC’s director of the Informatics Research and Development.

Click here to visit Federal News Radio or here to listen to Dr. Savel’s interview.