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Applying social media and analytics to respond to health incidents—Video

Leveraging the federal government’s vast amount of data through analytics for new capabilities

The current system for protecting the United States against biological threats can be made more efficient through the use of social media and analytics according to Rocky Thurston, from Accenture Federal Services. Learn more as he explains how logic through analytics can be applied to existing data sources across the federal government to help authorities identify, predict and respond to a health incident, such as a new outbreak of the flu or the new spread of an infectious disease. Authorities can ultimately use this insight to quickly and effectively respond to an incident.