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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

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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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Creating usable linked patient registries
Creating Usable Linked Patient Registries

Privacy-preserving record linkage tools break down data silos when linking patient registries. Learn which PII to collect for token creation, how to choose platforms that enable linkage, and how to update IRB protocol language.

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Connecting Health Data for Stronger Analytics and Deeper Insights: Consulting & Professional Services Edition

An overview of the value health data linkage can bring to consulting & professional services firms and their clients, along with 7 case studies.

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Algorithmic Overlap Estimations (part 2)

Evaluating and comparing the estimation algorithms outlined in Part 1 of this post involved curating a diverse set of production datasets that could represent the range of overlap scenarios we’re interested in analyzing. We had previously simplified this as needing to compare

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Industry-Leading Independent Disclosure Risk Analysis of Your Data

Making the right health benefit decisions requires complete patient data but that data is fragmented across thousands of organizations. Connecting employee medical and pharmacy insurance claims to wellness programs and other health data could help employers understand the effectiveness of their benefit design and wellness programs as well as identify unmet needs in their employee population.

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HIPAA Compliant De-identified Healthcare Data Exchange

Privacy and compliance officers across the healthcare ecosystem today are part of an exciting new landscape of connecting data to improve…

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Building Datavant-UK

Convenet is a single API running on RESTful JSON that connects to 100% of England’s General Practitioner (GP) systems and the UK National Health System (NHS) Spine. We also enable connections to dozens of 3rd-party services, including pharmacies, care homes, and remote medical consultation services.

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Cancer Research Needs Better Databases

This year, a study of ten million people revealed the power of longitudinal research. A team mined a vast medical database of US military personnel, including tissue samples and health records collected over 20 years.

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