Health data

COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems

by • 1 month ago

Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.

Using AI ethically to protect health data from bias

by • 2 months ago

With the right partners, federal health agencies can build a solid foundation of high-quality data to implement ethically sound AI tools, says an Optum report.

DOD needs some help digitizing a massive collection of respiratory disease samples

by • 6 months ago

The DOD wants to turn more than 86 million specimens into digital data to be run through machine learning algorithms.

VA, DOD expand third-party access to health data

by • 9 months ago

Hospitals outside of the VA and DOD health systems now have a single access point to request health records as part of the departments' joint health information exchange.

Medicare data project gains momentum as CMS continues its push for interoperability

by • 1 year ago

CMS is setting up its "sandbox" for capturing claims data and making it useful to providers. It should be ready by mid-November.

NIH wants your Fitbit data for precision medicine

by • 2 years ago

All of Us participants can now link their wearable devices to start sharing more data.

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