HHS procures system for tracking CARES Act health care provider relief
The nearly $10 million contract was awarded under a class justification and approval, which avoids competition, citing the urgency of the pandemic.
CDC exits effort to collect hospitals’ coronavirus data
The agency is no longer involved in the Department of Health and Human Service's increasingly streamlined collection of hospital COVID-19 data.
Air Force pushes satellite surveillance to new heights with AI, cloud platform
AI and a new powerful cloud-based platform will help the Air Force and Space Force collect better data from high-altitude satellite sensors.
NIH launches coronavirus research platform, but hospital data sharing could take time
The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) will allow for collection and analysis of clinical, laboratory and diagnostic data from hospitals and other health-care institutions.
VA is latest to turn to Palantir as agencies hone real-time coronavirus surveillance systems
The nearly $5 million contract covers a subscription to the Gotham data-sharing software. The Veterans Health Administration will use it to track and analyze COVID-19 outbreak areas.
HHS cites coronavirus ‘urgency’ in speedy Palantir contract awards
The department cited the "unusual and compelling urgency" of the pandemic in awarding two HHS Protect system contracts without competition.