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As health commissioner, she is looking at tech integration from the perspective of, “How do we infuse and integrate technology into the work that we’re already doing,” she said. She is standing up a quality council to explore how new approaches could improve processes, and puts a priority on being able to access good data in real-time to make decisions.
Coming from a tech company, she also sees opportunity to bring some of the day-to-day practices that go with developing software into the public sector agency with 800 employees. “There’s typically this culture in tech of things moving quickly, of collaboration, which I think is necessary. So I’m happy to be able bring some of the skills from a tech company to the health department.” (via technical_ly Baltimore)
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