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Video: U.S. CTO outlines Obama's IT strategy in health care

During his recent tour of Silicon Valley, U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra described the Obama administration's plan to spur technology innovation. Watch Chopra speak about IT's impact on health care in this short video clip.

During his recent tour of Silicon Valley, U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra described the Obama administration's plan to spur technology innovation through investment, align the nation's domestic priorities, and upgrade the government's own operations.

Watch this three-minute video clip from Chopra's talk at a Churchill Club event at the Computer History Museum in Menlo Park, California, where he put special emphasis on IT spurring innovation in health care.

This comes at a time when leaders in Silicon Valley are very concerned about U.S. government policies having a negative impact on the world's technology epicenter, as Bob Ackerman expressed in the ZDNet piece Government is killing Silicon Valley innovation.

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Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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