The goal is to help health chiefs model the consequences of moving resources to best tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Three US tech firms are aiding the effort - Amazon, Microsoft and Palantir - as well as London-based Faculty AI.
The plan is expected to be signed off by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
"Every hospital is going to be thinking: Have we got enough ventilators? Well we need to keep ours because who knows what's going to happen - and that might not be the optimal allocation of ventilators," explained a source in one of the tech companies involved.