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.
Maria Roat: Government must become more digital to respond during crises like COVID-19
There are still necessary opportunities to improve things like "authentication and identity management as we interface with our citizens," said Roat.
HHS changed its business model in building the White House coronavirus system
HHS Protect currently collects more than 200 data sets from every state and territory. A lot of commercial off-the-shelf technology is involved.
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.