Palantir Lands Central Role In NHS England For Patient Data Handling — Stock Hits New 52-Week High

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The National Health Service (NHS) is set to assign the significant task of managing patient data and a share of a £480m contract to U.S. spy tech firm Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE:PLTR). What Happened: NHS England is confirming this week that the joint bid by Palantir and professional services company Accenture for the operation of the new “federated data platform” (FDP) has been successful, The Guardian reported. The announcement, expected on Tuesday, is likely to ignite intense debate concerning the safety of patient data, public trust in the NHS, and Palantir’s suitability for involveme…

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