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June 17, 2020

Health Law Daily

NIH Launches Centralized Nationwide Platform For Data On Patients With Coronavirus

  • June 17, 2020

Fox News (6/16, Rivas) reports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “announced Monday a new ‘centralized, secure enclave’ of medical record data from coronavirus patients diagnosed nationwide.” The analytics platform “is part of a new effort called the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C), to help scientists analyze data to understand the disease and develop treatments, according to a press release.” The new platform “will systematically collect clinical, laboratory and diagnostic data from health care provider organizations across the country.”