NIH launches coronavirus research platform, but hospital data sharing could take time

FedScoop: The National Institutes of Health face the challenge of brokering data-use agreements with hospitals as they develop a COVID-19 patient data management platform for researchers. To help with that process, NIH has launched the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) for collection and analysis of clinical, laboratory and diagnostic data from health-care institutions.

Built on the Palantir Foundry platform NIH has used for more than three years for internal research, N3C will support universities and grantees studying coronavirus health risk factors and treatments.

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