CDC Outlines Data Modernization Plan After COVID-19 Info Switch To HHS

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 12, 2020 at 2:29 PM
Nearly a month after HHS redirected where hospitals should send their COVID-19 data , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield told a lawmaker the agency plans to use its $500 million from the CARES Act to update and improve local data collection and contact tracing systems. In response to Rep. Lucy McBath’s (D-GA) request for more information, Redfield says the investment she championed long before the pandemic would improve public health data systems across the country and...

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