HHS Seeks Public Input on Leveraging Novel Technologies for Chronic Disease Management for Aging Underserved Populations

RFI aims to identify technological advances like artificial intelligence with the greatest potential to improve health outcomes for aging Americans

In an effort to improve access to emerging technologies and healthcare services, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), in partnership with federal agencies, has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to better inform the direction of Federal efforts. OASH and partners also seek to identify opportunities to strengthen the U.S. healthcare system through public-private partnerships for data sharing, comprehensive analytics, and other potential mechanisms.

“Identifying how technologies can be used at home and in communities will help our aging populations access care, monitor and maintain healthy activities, and enable as much independent living as possible, especially in underserved areas of our nation,” said Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett P. Giroir, MD.

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