FedScoop: CDC awards Palantir consolidated disease surveillance contract worth $443M

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded a $443 million contract consolidating and renewing software and digital capabilities Palantir provides for disease surveillance and outbreak response, the technology company announced Wednesday.

Running five years, the contract unites the Palantir-driven Health and Human Services (HHS) Protect, Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Engage, Tiberius and DCIPHER programs into what the CDC is calling its Common Operating Picture.

The CDC contracted Palantir to launch the public health infrastructure programs during the height of the pandemic, and the new Common Operating Picture approach will allow for long-term, interagency planning and operational consistency around outbreak and incident preparedness… Read the full article here.

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