CDC seeks to create centralized reporting system for COVID-19 test results

The CDC will accept comments on its proposal to create the central reporting platform up until Nov. 30.

” CDC is looking for information from business and other companies about their capability, proven past efficiency and capability to take advantage of a scalable and safe and secure cloud-based platform to accept and transmit testing information from testing entities to relevant state and large local health departments, with a concentrate on multistate, large regional, and statewide reporting entities,” the firm stated Nov. 2..

COVID-19 testing sites have told the CDC that they are challenged by the present reporting requirements to private state, local and county health departments. Some have stated they have to offer day-to-day reporting of test results to over 70 public health departments, each with various format requirements..

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Maia Anderson –
Thursday, November 5th, 2020

The CDC states it is looking to create a central, cloud-based platform for COVID-19 testing sites to utilize to report outcomes to public health departments to make the procedure easier..

The CDC said that more than 200 testing websites, consisting of chain pharmacies, drug stores, private labs and health care providers, have actually inquired about options for central reporting of outcomes instead of private reporting systems..

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