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Community COVID-19 Dashboard – Exploring Associations Between Social Determinants of Health and Disease Outcomes

November 6, 2020

While social determinants of health—including poverty, physical environment (e.g., smoke exposure, homelessness), and race/ ethnicity—can have a considerable effect on COVID-19 outcomes, their impact on COVID-19 morbidity is perhaps underappreciated. As everyone continues to try to monitor and understand the coronavirus pandemic, visualizing data is a key step in making the pandemic clearer for readers […]

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CONTRACT AWARD: Phase II – Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Past Performance Prototypes & Pilots Acquisition

September 28, 2020

CORMAC is pleased to announce that we have been awarded Phase II of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Past Performance Prototypes & Pilots Acquisition Contract from DHS. The purpose of this 1-year project is to continue iterative development of our CREPES product, resulting in a production-ready, federally accredited Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution. The future end state […]

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CONTRACT AWARD: Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Application and CMP Reinvestment State Plan Reviews

August 21, 2020

CORMAC is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Application and CMP Reinvestment State Plan Reviews Contract. As part of its continued commitment to America’s most vulnerable populations, CMS has launched the Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program (CMPRP) to improve quality of life by equipping nursing home administrators and […]

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Migrating 500 TB Medicare Fee-For-Services (FFS) Claims to the Cloud – Using a Continuous Data Delivery Pipeline

August 5, 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Data Center is bursting at the seams with historical data and continues to process more than one billion claims each year! That is a LOT of data – 30 years of claims history, stored in 2,500 files that add up to 500 terabytes (TB) of data. Imagine the […]

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CORMAC Remote: Retrospective!

May 19, 2020

It’s challenging to juggle the responsibilities of work, life, and family in a normal world—not to mention everything going on with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CONTRACT AWARD: Oracle/SQL DBA Support Services

February 1, 2020

CORMAC has been awarded a contract for the Oracle/SQL Server DBA Support Services in support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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CORMAC Advances to Stage One of CMS AI Health Outcomes Challenge

November 1, 2019

After reviewing more than 300 submitted proposals, CMS has selected CORMAC as one of the Top 25 participants to advance to Stage 1 of the CMS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge. The scope of the challenge asked teams to identify ways of using AI and deep learning to predict unplanned hospital visits within a […]

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CONTRACT AWARD: Commercial Solutions Opening Pilot Program (CSOP) – Artificial Intelligence (AI) For Past Performance Prototypes & Pilots Acquisition

October 1, 2019

CORMAC has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The award is entitled Commercial Solutions Opening Pilot Program (CSOP) – Artificial Intelligence (AI) For Past Performance Prototypes & Pilots Acquisition. The purpose of this contract is to determine the extent to which AI can assist contracting officers in making more efficient […]

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PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: CREPES—CORMAC’s Latest SAAS Product Uses AI and NLP to simplify Past Performance Evaluation

September 1, 2019

Thanks to collaboration in our Innovation Lab, CORMAC proudly announces the launch of CORMAC Envisioning and Prediction Enhancing System (CREPES). It employs the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Data Visualization to provide a more efficient means of evaluating past performance. CREPES allows the federal acquisition workforce to reduce administrative burden […]

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MIGRATE MEDICARE FEE-FOR-SERVICES (FFS) CLAIMS TO THE CLOUD

August 1, 2019

CORMAC has been awarded a task by HHS/CMS to migrate Medicare claims that are currently in legacy mainframe systems to the AWS Cloud. At present, Medicare claims are collected and stored in an IBM mainframe as part of the National Claims History (NCH) system. Current NCH data residing on the mainframe includes data files from […]

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