Opening the gates on US government data

Vogel, Lauren
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE377
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the government transparency initiatives in the U.S. It discusses the open government directive mandated by U.S. President Barack Obama which requires federal data to be accessed by public through Data.gov web portal and ensuring information quality and quantity. It also highlights the development of 24 innovations by technology companies, media, and consumer advocates for health improvement.


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