Using Data-driven Decision Making in the Federal Government
1:45 - 2:15 | Friday, May 24
In this session, we’ll discuss ways in which government, from the White House to the Department of Health and Human Services, is leveraging data for better decision making.
Chief Data Officer, US Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Siddiqui is the Chief Data Officer for the US Department of Health and Human Services where she is driving the strategy to connect the nation’s healthcare data. As she leads the effort to build and implement the first HHS enterprise wide data sharing platform and governance structure, she is also responsible for advancing the Department’s AI strategy. Prior to this role, Dr. Siddiqui was at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation advancing rapid cycle testing for technology enabled care models. She has also led the health portfolio for the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (“nudge” unit) during the Obama administration advancing priorities such as health insurance enrollment and blue button use. She has a MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a masters in quantitative methods from the Harvard School of Public Health and management/engineering from the Stanford School of Engineering.