Regulation, Reimbursement, and Interoperability Block Health Systems’ Digital Transformation – The State of Healthcare in 2021 From HIMSS

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic motivated health care providers, payers, and patients to adopt digital tools and contact-less services, allowing people to deliver and receive medical care. Still, 18 months into the pandemic, now endemic and in its fourth wave of cases spiking around the world and in many parts of the… Read More »

Aimee Pourroy: “Age is just a number” Exceptionally Talented Fitness Enthusiast

Aimee Pourroy is an accountant, trainer, and ambitious athlete aiming for a pro card. She grew up in the small town of Healdsburg, Sonoma County. She worked fulltime and attended classes at night, graduating from Sonoma State University with a B.S in Business, concentration in Accounting and a minor in Native American Studies. She played… Read More »

Bristol Myers, yielding to FDA pressure, pulls Opdivo in post-Nexavar liver cancer

Amid a regulatory campaign targeting immuno-oncology agents, Bristol Myers Squibb figured it’s probably futile to keep fighting the FDA on Opdivo’s shaky use in previously treated liver cancer. On Friday, Bristol Myers said it’s voluntarily withdrawing Opdivo’s approval in hepatocellular carcinoma patients who previously received Bayer’s standard-of-care Nexavar. The decision came about three months after… Read More »

Public health agencies in Victoria’s South West to roll out InterSystems’s AI data platform

Hospitals in Victoria’s South West, including public health agencies under the South West Alliance of Rural Health and Barwon Health in Geelong, are set to roll out a data platform capable of real-time analysis using AI, machine learning, as well as business and clinical intelligence. WHAT IT DOES The health organisations will be deploying the… Read More »

COVID-19 myths that refuse to die, from undue concern about children to variants and vaccines

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The pandemic was never a danger to children Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jul 22, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  226 Comments July 6 photo of children at a playground in Philadelphia. Photo by REUTERS/Hannah Beier Article content If you’re reading this… Read More »