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12-health system consortium to answer public’s COVID-19 questions using patient data UC San Diego Health, the Veterans Affairs healthcare system and 10 other health systems teamed up this week

Becker’s Hospital Review, Sept. 18, 2020

September 18, 2020

12-health system consortium to answer public’s COVID-19 questions using patient data

UC San Diego Health, the Veterans Affairs healthcare system and 10 other health systems teamed up this week to launch a  COVID-19 research consortium that answers questions submitted by the general public using patient record data. … The COVID-19 questions site can pull from data of more than 45 million patients, including more than 59,000 who tested positive for COVID-19 and 29,000 who were hospitalized with the infection. The 12 health systems, representing more than 200 hospitals, participating in the consortium are: … University of California, Irvine ….