CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CIC Health and the non-profit Ariadne Labs today announce the formation of the Assurance Testing Alliance (ATA), a coalition that aims to dramatically expand U.S. coronavirus testing access to allow a safer reopening of the economy and our communities.
ATA has created an infrastructure to streamline and connect the entire process of procuring and delivering COVID-19 testing.
“The ATA will improve access to regular assurance testing by making it simpler and cheaper for individuals and organizations, and linking that demand to the untapped capacity of labs,” said Tim Rowe, CEO of CIC Health, the central logistics and contracting entity of the ATA.
ATA handles the logistics and operations required to connect laboratories with schools, elder care settings, employers, and other communities that need regular testing. Thus far, ATA member organizations have contracted with several laboratories to enable nationwide impact, including the