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Palantir Helps HHS Synthesize COVID-19 Data With Analytical Tools


Palantir Helps HHS Synthesize COVID-19 Data With Analytical Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Palantir, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based big data analytics firm, is collaborating with the Department of Health and Human Services“™ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help analyze large sets of health data to understand the spread of the new coronavirus, FedScoop reported Thursday.

A source said the company has provided HHS and CDC with its Foundry set of data tools designed to “clean“ and “harmonize“ COVID-19 data from hospitals, states and other sources.

“We are not mining the data, we are giving them the platform, analytical tools, and supporting data pipelines to enable them to do their own modeling,“ Courtney Bowman, lead global privacy and civil liberties engineer at Palantir, said in a statement.

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Written by Jane Edwards

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