Healthcare Innovation September 8, 2020
The consortium consists of 96 hospitals from around the world and so far, has gathered data on more than 27,000 COVID-19 cases with 187,000 laboratory tests
A consortium of research scientists has pooled their efforts to create a common data model and a shared analytics framework that aims to aggregate information from disparate electronic health records (EHRs) internationally. With the creation of this model – the Consortium for Clinical Characterization of COVID-19 by EHR (4CE) – clinical teams and researchers believe they have a powerful tool available to them to quickly discover trends and provide answers to questions about the virus.
A paper on the effort was recently published in NPJ Digital Medicine. Researchers, from Penn Medicine and elsewhere, noted in...