Aman Bhandari is currently Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer at the US Department of Health and Human Services and also works at the newly formed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Previously he worked at the White House reporting directly to the US CTO on a variety of domestic and global health policy issues and national initiatives that focused on the intersection of innovation, data, and technology (e.g., prizes and challenges, mobile health, open government).
While at the White House Aman co-founded the Federal Mobile Health Collaborative, advancing the development of HHS mHealth policies and programs. He also played a major role in the development of the HHS flagship Health Data Initiative (HDI), providing strategic direction, implementation and co-leading partnership development, cross-sector collaborations, and community building with entrepreneurs and policy makers. As part of HDI he co-launched the Health2.0 code-a-thon and developer challenge. The HDI is a public-private effort that encourages innovators to use health data to develop applications that improve health.