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FDA Seeks New Chief Information Officer In Privacy And Security Overhaul

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The CIO will help develop policy to protect sensitive information while balancing individual privacy and security. FDA restructured the organization with a chief health informatics officer – focused on research, development, scientific computing and big data – and the CIO for software development and deployment, infrastructure and customer service.

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