A group of tech and health care organizations have launched a data platform to track and monitor how Covid-19 is affecting Chicagoans.
The program, called the Chicagoland Covid-19 Data Commons, was built by local tech organization P33, health care startup incubator MATTER, data manager Open Commons Consortium and a host of regional health care providers.
The centralized platform aims to collect data on Covid-19 cases in the Chicago region and provide a decision-making tool for local government officials. The goal is to get a better understanding of how the disease is transmitted, and when Chicagoans can return to work safely.
“Large-scale data is needed to better understand Covid-19,” said MATTER CEO Steven Collins in a statement. “The Chicagoland Covid-19 Data Commons will help innovators identify technologies, processes and solutions that can help address the near- and long-term challenges.”
The Data Commons initiative collects data from hospitals and nonprofits in Chicago that are serving Covid patients. Participating health systems and hospitals include Rush University Hospital, University of Chicago, University of Illinois Chicago, St. Anthony Hospital, Sinai Health System, Medical Home Network, NorthShore University Health Systems, Community Health, and Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.Read the Article
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In alignment with our mission, Medical Home Network strives to create a work environment that supports equality, diversity of thought, and makes all people feel welcome. As an organization, our core values of equity, equality, diversity and inclusion guide the work we do, the relationships we build, and the way we recruit, develop and retain our people. We recognize this process is a journey, and we stand firm in our commitment to learn and change, champion diversity, and hold ourselves accountable.
Medical Home Network also invests in meaningful programming such as internships and fellowships that help young adults from under-resourced communities gain work experience in order to land quality jobs after college. In addition, MHN provides targeted financial support to community-based organizations that empower, educate and provide opportunities for low-income individuals and families and help them build stable futures.