CTC provides professional, scientific, and technical support for healthcare initiatives operating at the intersection of information technology and healthcare as shown in the figure to the right. CTC integrates open-source and emerging technologies with secure Cloud computing to deliver secure, scalable, and cost-effective Healthcare solutions. In addition to the DATIM/PEPFAR Case Study described below, two other key healthcare initiatives of CTC include the development, delivery, implementation, and maintenance of:
- the CDC’s Health Bot (“Clara”, the CDC Coronavirus Self-Checker Health Bot), an interactive mobile-friendly clinical assessment tool that assists individuals on deciding when to seek medical care related COVID-19.
- the CDC’s Parasitic Inquiries Power App used to collect and track disease inquiries across the United States from patients and doctors to epidemiologists at the CDC.
The DATIM System
In service of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CTC provided professional, technical and infrastructure services in helping to create a large scale enterprise-level Data Management Solution.
This solution was designated as the Data for Accountability, Transparency, and IMpact (DATIM) system. Across the entire software development life-cycle (SDLC), CTC performed the design, development, deployment, and operation of DATIM.
-DATIM supports seven US Federal agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Department of State (DOS), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) , and the Peace Corp.
-The DATIM userbase consists of over 5,000 regular users, across 60 countries.
US Embassy Website Initiative
In support of the US Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs, CTC deployed and hosted the websites, and all supporting IT infrastructure, for all US Embassies. These websites are still in operation today.
– This content network includes over 450 websites, supporting 67 different languages.
-All project and website data was hosted by CTC in AWS cloud hardware.
-All backend functionality uses CTC-developed custom UX implementations, built on top of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software.
-For a sample, please visit CTC’s website for the US Embassy in Beijing, at https://china.usembassy-china.org.cn