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‘AI-driven tech helps businesses comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandate: System eases HR’s workload, reduces fraud, boosts safety’

January 12, 2022

Journalist, Laura Newpoff, featured in a recent Boston Business Journal article.

“Nearly two years into the pandemic, employers still are looking for ways to bring people back to work in a way that’s deemed safe.”

“For human resources departments, vaccination policies require a set of actions to increase the number of people who get the vaccine and then securely verify those vaccinations. Often, this has involved technology that enables employees to upload an official CDC vaccination card. However, many solutions on the market rely on an honor system because the technology can’t tell whether a card is real or fake.

Richard Spencer saw this authentication issue as an opportunity. He’s the president of Transformative Healthcare, a leading medical transportation and logistics company in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine and the owner of Fallon Ambulance, Lifeline Ambulance and Stewart’s Ambulance Service. Transformative Healthcare has played a significant role in supporting the Commonwealth’s Stop the Spread Campaign and has performed more than 2 million COVID-19 tests and vaccinations.

“It struck me back at the end of 2020, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if you could actually automate the process of interpreting CDC vaccination cards and recent negative test results?’” Spencer said. “Employers have to track vaccinations and tests and do it in a secure way that is HIPAA compliant. I thought, ‘Why not use artificial intelligence to read and interpret these documents and train the AI to be better than people at reviewing them?’”

Spencer’s idea resulted in the creation of, powered by Transformative Healthcare. The COVID-19 software solution encompasses testing, vaccinations, contract tracing, quarantine management and passport clearance using a secure, AI-driven, HIPAA compliant platform that acts as a single source for test and vaccination records.”

To read the full article on the Boston Business Journal web site, please click here.