HHS Chief Data Officer: Lack Of Timely Data Is A Barrier To Policy

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / April 30, 2019 at 3:57 PM
HHS said Tuesday (April 30) that one of the biggest barriers to creating health policy is the lack of timely health data. Mona Siddiqui, chief data officer for HHS, said the department is working to give providers more timely access to information. “We have a lot of data from 18 months to two years ago,” Siddiqui said at the 16th Annual World Health Care Congress. “Imagine trying to make policy decisions based on data that is two-years-old,” she added. She...

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