VHA Innovation Ecosystem Taps MDClone to Leverage Synthetic Data for Faster Healthcare to Veterans – – HIT Consultant

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Data analytics and digital health company MDCloneannounced a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) VHAInnovation Ecosystem to democratize data and provide better, smarter, fasterhealthcare to U.S Veterans.

By leveraging MDClones data platform, the VHA is able to tackle this massive problem by securely accessing, organizing, and analyzing the critical health data of Veterans with the use of synthetic data a breakthrough method pioneered by MDClone.

MDClone,a digital healthcompany, and the VHA Innovation Ecosystem, a division of the United StatesDepartment of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a partnership todemocratize data at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The partnershipwill provide unprecedented, secure access to clinical data to better understandand improve the health of the more than nine million veterans it serves.

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The VHA Innovation Ecosystem aims to empower a wider network of VHA clinical and operational staff to explore data and discover insights that can be used to impact the lives of veterans nationwide. MDClone worked closely on this initiative with Dr. Amanda Purnell, Senior Innovation Fellow at the VHA Innovation Ecosystem, who is part of the Care & Transformational Initiatives (CTI) in the VHA Innovation Ecosystem. This program is specifically focused on testing and refining innovative care models and transformational initiatives that can be meaningfully scaled to impact Veteran care.

Improving Healthcare for Veterans with Synthetic Data

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Its no secret that Veterans have historically had a difficult time adjusting to normal life following service, which leads to many mental health issues that go unnoticed and un-treated often leading to homelessness and the tragic loss of lives. By leveragingMDClones data platform, the VHA is able to tackle this massive problem by securely accessing, organizing, and analyzing the critical health data of Veterans with the use ofsynthetic data a breakthrough method pioneered byMDClone. Synthetic data sets are virtually identical to the original patient data, so theres no identifying information that can be traced back to individual patients. Synthetic data also has the potential to help the VHA collaborate with external agencies, healthcare providers, and the industry.

Non-technical users can quickly ask important questions, find answers, and take action dramatically shortening timelines for quality improvement, innovation, and grassroots clinical research. The initial collaboration withMDClonewill center aroundsuicide prevention, chronic disease management, precision medicine, health equity, and COVID-19. For example, practitioners can tackle issues like suicide by identifying leading indicators and proactively intervening with patients most at risk.

The VHA has long been at the forefront of healthcare informatics and the use of data to improve patient outcomes and drive operational improvements, said Ziv Ofek, Founder and CEO, MDClone. The selection of MDClones unique platform builds upon this tradition. With one of the largest medical databases in the world, the VHA requires enterprise-scale tools to explore data, innovate, and improve patient care. MDClones dynamic environment will help VA staff deliver on their mission to provide the best healthcare services to Veterans across the U.S.

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