Open-source software is proving to be a reliable and valuable tool for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as the agency works to refine health care design and optimize websites to improve service delivery.
Andrea Fletcher, executive director of digital service at CMS, said open-source software improves efficiency of service delivery and transparency and also results in cost savings…
“There are lots of templates and bug bounties, conferences, guidelines and best practices, We’re doing inventory on our code repositories and coming up with different governance models,” Fletcher said. “So that’s what we’re planning on doing for the next couple of years, is really standing up all of the education tools, policies, practices and communications that we need.”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Chief Data Officer Alan Sim said the agency launched the Data Modernization Initiative (DMI) to solve data flow complexity… Read the full article here.