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Cerner Provides Access to De-Identified Patient Data for COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Development

Cerner offers health systems and researchers free access to the de-identified data of COVID-19 patients for developing epidemiological studies, clinical trials, and medical treatments.

Mark Zuckerberg: How data can aid the fight against covid-19

Facebook is offering users a coronavirus symptom survey that was created by Carnegie Mellon University, with results from 1 million users per week being sent directly to CMU for predicting disease spread and county-by-county impact.

Bankruptcies, tech-savvy doctors, and data for the greater good: The CEO of health-tech giant Epic shares her predictions for how US healthcare will change after the coronavirus

Epic CEO Judy Faulkner says customers have reported revenue declines of up to 55%; and that post-pandemic mergers, acquisitions, and layoffs are likely, especially as small providers are purchased by large health systems with greater financial reserves.

Private sector races to build virus apps to track employees

Several companies are developing potentially mandatory apps that will monitor the spread of COVID-19 in offices and workplaces.



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