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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 »

ADA 2021: Novo trumpets higher-dose Ozempic data as Lilly competitors loom

Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide franchise has taken off in a big way. Type 2 diabetes med Ozempic smashed the blockbuster barrier in 2019, the same year the company launched its oral option, Rybelsus. Now, the Danish diabetes major is touting data on a higher-dose prospect. In a late-stage trial, Ozempic 2 mg trumped its 1-mg predecessor on blood… Read More »

Komodo Health’s CEO on $220M Series E & What’s REALLY Happening with Big Data in Healthcare

Health Tech May 18, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH You know all that “magic” that machine learning is meant to bring to seemingly lackluster healthcare data and our limited understanding of it? Komodo Health’s co-founder & CEO Arif Nathoo demystifies the wizardry of one of our favorite buzz phrases, “The Algorithm,” and gives us… Read More »

Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

The drug maker Pfizer announced on Monday that an early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested the vaccine was robustly effective in preventing Covid-19, a promising development as the world has waited anxiously for any positive news about a pandemic that has killed more than 1.2 million people. Pfizer, which developed the vaccine with… Read More »

New (But Still Not Enough) Data on Modafinil and Pregnancy

Modafinil (brand name Provigil) is a wake-promoting agent which is used to treat sleepiness due to narcolepsy, shift work sleep disorder, or obstructive sleep apnea.  It is also used in other settings, often in combination with other medications, to treat ADHD symptoms, depressive symptoms, and cognitive dysfunction.   In 2018, an interim report from a registry… Read More »

Where’s REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Study says Belgium but data reveals SAN MARINO

Where has REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Analysis of 19 countries shows Belgium has highest per-population count while UK and US sit 3rd and 4th… but data reveals SAN MARINO is top of the table US researchers compared Covid-19 death tolls in 19 countries with more than five million citizens It found Belgium had… Read More »

Data Well-Being: A Pillar of Health Citizenship for US Consumers

In the COVID-19 era, most U.S. consumers believe they have an obligation to share personal health information to stop the spread of the coronavirus. However, only 44% would be willing to share their personal data with a national database, a MITRE study learned. Only one-third of Americans would be willing to share their temperature, 29% their… Read More »