Citizen-led Disease Risk Mapping and Vector Monitoring

Data Analytics Platform to Collect Geo-tagged Data on Environmental Risk Factors

Organization: Premise Data

Location: San Francisco, California, USA

Problem: Public health programs often fail to deliver efficient prevention and control of emerging disease threats. They lack visibility into on-the-ground conditions and need greater capacity to impact operational outcomes in the field. Lack of access to ground-truth information makes it difficult for programs to surface field needs in real-time, allocate resources intelligently and enforce operational commands at scale.

Solution: Premise helps health program build a scalable and coordinated operational capacity to proactively detect and adapt to emerging disease threats. Our mobile-first solution provides real-time tasking of field contributors and total visibility into ground-truth. The Premise technology delivers:

  • Ongoing data-driven operational optimization, based on dynamic targeting to ensure that the right prevention and control tasks get to the right contributors, at the right time, so that impact is maximized.
  • Real-time course-correction capacity, by providing on-the-ground visibility into field operations, dynamically sending tasks to field operators and coordinating networks to reach goals.
  • High-potential growth and scalability, by enabling health programs to scale network participation while ensuring high performance of large and diverse groups of users.
  • Analytics-driven engagement and behavior shaping, by embedding the latest advances in behavioral science into tailored feedback to users to build skills and shape behaviors towards successful outcomes.

Innovators:

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Moorea Brega – PhD in Statistics, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. and B.S. in Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder

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Gary Rudolph – M.S. in Systems Architecture & Engineering, University of Southern California; B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Giri Anantharaman – M.S. in Biological Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science; BE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

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Sarah Tadlaoui – M.A. in International Affairs, Columbia University; B.A. in Government Studies, Sciences Po Paris

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Francisca Gilmore – B.A. in History and Political Science, Stanford University

Primary motivation:

"Premise is a Ground Truth℠ technology platform that dynamically tasks large groups of people—ranging from dozens of private employees to whole populations—to improve operational outcomes. By calling upon local, on-the-ground contributors to carry out actions and collect real-time data, Premise helps stakeholders manage human behavior in the field and maximize insights for smarter decision-making."

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