State IT Innovation of the Year
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Business Intelligence Data Platform is a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based enterprise platform built to ingest and integrate data from multiple internal and external sources, and in different data formats (e.g., structured, unstructured, binary object, raw data).
The platform serves as a central repository, having disease surveillance, COVID-19, Medicaid, vaccination, hospital bed availability, PPE, as well as data from numerous other sources including several HIE and external EHR systems. Enabling the utilization of these disparate data in analytics, reporting and multiple dashboards for DHHS, the legislature, Office of the Governor, other state agencies, media and the public. BIDP has reduced overall operational costs through cloud infrastructure efficiencies that enable supply and demand for environments and employ elastic cost base and transparency.