Tag Archives: data

Standardizing COVID-19 data analysis to aid international research efforts

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) have launched a new database to advance the international research efforts studying COVID-19. The publicly-available, free-to-use resource (https://covid.crg.eu) can be used by researchers from around the world to study how different variations of the virus grow, mutate and make proteins. “Scientists are working round the clock to… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

New Astellas, Seattle Genetics Padcev combo data spark $5.8B sales hopes

Astellas and Seattle Genetics impressed Wall Street last fall when their combination of Padcev and Merck’s Keytruda fought off advanced bladder cancer in previously untreated patients. Friday, the partners presented updated results that look even better. They might even be good enough to snag an expedited regulatory review, analysts say—and at least one market-watcher hiked… Read More »