Mitigating Health Risks Using Data

St. Petersburg native Pat Mack is quick to note he is not an epidemiologist; he is a self-described computer science nerd.

His company PVM, however, utilizes its data evaluation expertise to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reduce public health risks by improving its surveillance and outbreak response efforts.

Based out of St. Pete’s Maritime and Defense Technology Hub, Mack, CEO of PVM, recently signed six new contracts with the CDC to improve the organization’s DCIPHER platform. That includes data modernization, migration and the creation of analytic tools and platforms.

In a nutshell, he strives to democratize information in an easily accessible way for those tasked with predicting outbreaks and tracking epidemiological trends on a local level – in real time.

Continue reading here: Local company helps CDC mitigate health risks

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