Part of the big data challenge federal agencies deal with is assessing who might have data that’s usable. Data assemblers are learning that health care data comes from more than just a few of the usual suspects like Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health. John Teeter, managing director of the Global Center of Excellence for Health at KMPG and former deputy CIO at the Department of Health and Human Services, says health care data lives in some places most people wouldn’t think of.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.