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Innovation

Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) to Improve Funds Provisions to Nursing Homes During COVID-19 (Part 1)

July 22, 2021

At CORMAC, we’re no strangers to leading edge technologies. We previously wrote about using machine learning to help government acquisition. Now we’ll explore our use of Intelligent Process Automation (IPA), a derivative of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to an existing business process to provision funds to nursing homes in one of our Centers for Medicare […]

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Machine Learning and NLP to Solve Past Performance Evaluation Tedium

February 18, 2021

The President’s Management Agenda calls for using automation software to improve efficiency of government services to focus on emerging technologies including machine learning and autonomous systems. OMB is pursuing an Acquisition Modernization Plan that leverages leading edge technology to enable the acquisition workforce to shift its attention to higher-value work and focus more on activities […]

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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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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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Big Data Innovation Lab Opens

January 1, 2013

CORMAC opens its Big Data Innovation Lab as part of the Center of Excellence (COE) initiative. Investments in the Lab will support tools/product development, data management prototypes, Big Data and Analytics. The facility consists of a 6-node Hadoop cluster, analytics and BI software such as SAS, MicroStrategy, Tableau and Apache SOLR. Partners include such Big […]

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