Perspectives on health data, privacy, technology, and more, straight from the minds of our thought leaders and subject matter experts.
Unlocking the Datavant Engineering Interview Process: Part 2
“Onsite” is something of a misnomer for an async/remote-first company because (of course) there’s no actual site to be on. Like many companies, Datavant became remote-first during the pandemic, but has since committed to staying that way for the foreseeable future.
Tatiana Zwerling: How Datavant Empowers Personal and Professional Growth
At Datavant we empower Datavanters to set the trajectory of their own careers. How do we do this? We structure roles around big charters with a large degree of autonomy, and managers work with the people on their teams to devise lofty stretch goals.
Optimizing Our API Retrieval Design
Broadly speaking, the Datavant Switchboard enables data requesters to connect to two types of data: de-identified data and identified data. Connecting identified data through the Switchboard solves the underlying problems for patients retrieving their medical records
How our Security and Compliance Teams Approached Datavant’s FedRAMP® Authorization
FedRAMP provides a standardized approach to security authorizations for cloud service offerings. You could say it’s the mother of all compliance frameworks. We went from having programs like SOC (System and Organization Controls) 2 — Type 2, where we had 50 security controls in place, to FedRAMP Moderate, where we now have 326 controls in place.
Breaking Through Clinical Research Barriers with Datavant Switchboard’s Medical Record Retrieval
In 2022 we announced the Datavant Switchboard, our core connectivity platform. Today, we are excited to announce that the Datavant Switchboard includes the ability to support patient-mediated record retrieval to power clinical research.
The COVID-19 Research Database and the Future of Tokenized RWD
Launched in 2020, the COVID-19 Research Database (informally, the RDB) began as a partnership of more than a dozen not-for-profit and commercial health data organizations with a desire to pool resources to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Using Datavant’s data de-identification and tokenization, the collaborating organizations tokenized their cohort data
Anjali Suresh On Transparency and Owning the Mission
When Anjali Suresh joined Datavant in January 2019, it was her first job out of college. She has since transitioned from an Individual Contributor working on configuration products to an Engineering Manager of the Switchboard Activation Team, a role that is a direct extension of her initial work at Datavant. Below, Anjali discusses the growth of her projects and some of the challenges she has faced along the way.
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