HHS to unveil open Government Plan in Live Webcast

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Washington - On Wednesday April 7, 2010 the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services will unveil their Open Government Plan. This plan
seeks to take government transparency to the next level by expanding
opportunities for sharing data with the public, for public participation
in HHS activities, and for collaboration both across HHS and with the
world outside HHS - especially through the use of new information and
communications technologies.

WHO:

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services
Karen Milgate, Director of the Office of Policy, Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Joshua Sharfstein, Principal Deputy Commissioner, Food and Drug
Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jenny Backus, Acting Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services

WHAT: HHS live webcast to unveil the Open Government Plan

WHEN: Wednesday, April 7, at 1:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Live on www.hhs.gov/live

We will be taking questions in advance; please send your questions to
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information on the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services' plan on Open Government please visit www.hhs.gov/open.