Trump Administration Tells Hospitals to Send Coronavirus Data to HHS, Not CDC
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From the RightNew Policy: Hospitals to Send COVID-19 Data to HHS Database, Not CDC
Hospitals are now to send all COVID-19 patient information to a Department of Health and Human Services database in Washington, D.C., through a new policy that is alarming health experts who say they are concerned that the information will be withheld from the public or politicized.
"Historically, CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] has been the place where public health data has been sent, and this raises questions about not just access for researchers but access for reporters, access for the public to try to better understand what...
From the LeftHospitals told to send coronavirus data to Washington, not CDC
"The new faster and complete data system is what our nation needs to defeat the coronavirus," Department of Health and Human Services official says.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will "no longer control" the coronavirus data collection system from hospitals across the nation, a spokesman for U.S. Health and Human Services confirmed Tuesday night.
The New York Times reported earlier Tuesday that the administration had ordered hospitals to bypass the CDC and send all COVID-19 patient information to a central database in Washington beginning Wednesday, raising concerns from...
From the LeftTrump administration orders hospitals to send coronavirus data to Washington, not the CDC
The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and send all COVID-19 patient information to a central database in Washington starting Wednesday, according to a Health and Human Services document updated July 10.
Michael Caputo, HHS assistant secretary for public affairs, said in a state the new coronavirus data collection system would be “faster,” adding that the CDC has a one-week lag in reporting hospital data.
“The President’s Coronavirus Task Force has urged improvements for months, but they cannot keep up with this...