White House Coronavirus Task Force

VA is latest to turn to Palantir as agencies hone real-time coronavirus surveillance systems

by • 1 week ago

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.

Agencies need better ‘consistency’ to move faster in pandemic response, Federal CIO says

by • 2 weeks ago

Suzette Kent applauded many of the changes agencies have made to face the coronavirus, but said more collaboration is key to continued success.

HHS cites coronavirus ‘urgency’ in speedy Palantir contract awards

by • 3 weeks ago

The department cited the "unusual and compelling urgency" of the pandemic in awarding two HHS Protect system contracts without competition.

How the U.S. Digital Service is helping during the coronavirus pandemic

by • 1 month ago

The USDS has some team members embedded in the White House Coronavirus Task Force and is pitching in at the state and local levels, among other things.

Inside the HHS system informing White House coronavirus decisions

by • 1 month ago

The Department of Health and Human Services' CIO shop developed HHS Protect in nine days and continues to scale the platform used by hundreds of officials, including Dr. Deborah Birx.

Real-time government data on pandemic remains scant as crisis continues

by • 1 month ago

The CDC is the only government agency that has made a COVID-19 data summary available to the public — but open-data advocates want to see more.

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