COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems
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
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
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
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
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
All of Us participants can now link their wearable devices to start sharing more data.