Health IT Analytics September 3, 2020
The international consortium created a data analytics framework to aggregate information from EHRs and advance COVID-19 research.
A consortium of research scientists has created a common data analytics model and shared framework that will aim to accelerate COVID-19 research by combining information from disparate EHRs internationally.
The model, called the Consortium for Clinical Characterization of COVID-19 by EHR (4CE), offers clinicians and researchers a comprehensive tool to quickly discover trends and provide answers to questions about the virus.
The effort draws on clinical data from several sites, including the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. For future studies with 4CE, PennAI, a free machine learning tool developed at the Institute for Biomedical Informatics, will be available to...