“Healthcare data science platform provider ClosedLoop has partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton to bring stronger predictive analytics capabilities to federal government health organizations and the firm’s other clients.”
“The new strategic partners recently competed against each other as part of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) AI Health Outcomes Challenge launched back in 2019, ClosedLoop CEO Andrew Eye told Fierce Healthcare.”
“Booz Allen Hamilton’s team had been named to the top 25 of more than 300 participants but was knocked out by the final stage of seven, Eye said. At that point, the two groups collaborated for the competition’s final round and, in May, secured the top spot and its cash prize of up to $1 million.”
“The weeks since have found the companies navigating through the early stages of their strategic partnership. Eye said that ClosedLoop is just beginning to train the IT consulting firm’s team on the startup’s data science technology and that his group is looking forward to the business benefits of working with the federal government’s single largest provider of AI services.”
“’Booz Allen, at the end of the day, they’re a system integrator, they’re a consulting firm. Their business is providing talent and resources—not exclusively to the public sector but that’s a large, large portion of their business,’ Eye said. ‘For us, we look at it as we’re a technology vendor and a software vendor. We need partners like Booz Allen that can take that software, implement it, integrate it, deploy it, configure it and so forth for large enterprises and, particularly, for the federal government…'” Read the full article here.
Source: ClosedLoop partners with Booz Allen Hamilton to bring its predictive analytics to larger customers – By Dave Muoio, July 18, 2021. Fierce Healthcare.
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