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HHS to Hire Chief Health Informatics Officer for CMS

The Department of Health and Human Services is looking for a chief health informatics officer to produce health information technology requirements and content that could boost innovation and interoperability for the department.

A USAJobs notice published June 21 says the person to be hired will help HHS’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services integrate health informatics approaches to IT and business operations.

The chief health informatics officer will also be tasked to lead its subordinates and offer guidance in implementing health IT information management and technology innovation regulations.

The successful candidate will additionally connect CMS and private industry stakeholders to facilitate CMS health IT and information management policy operations.

HHS will accept applicants for the position until July 20.

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