Tag Archives: data

Novartis touts latest Zolgensma data as SMA competition against Biogen, Roche heats up

As Roche’s new spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) drug, Evresdi, gains steam, Novartis is hoping some new trial data can help its gene therapy Zolgensma stand out in the increasingly competitive field. In phase 3 data from the SPR1NT study presented at the European Academy for Neurology virtual congress, Zolgensma met its primary and secondary goals… Read More »

When it comes to data modernization, ‘tech is only one part of the puzzle’

According to Dr. Daniel B. Jernigan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s acting deputy director for public health science and surveillance, the COVID-19 crisis exposed the gaps in disease monitoring “in very real ways.”   Early in the pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which included $ 500 million in… Read More »

Google strikes deal with hospital chain to use patient data for healthcare algorithms

Google struck a deal with national hospital chain HCA Healthcare to use its patient data to develop algorithms that could guide doctors’ medical decisions, increasing the tech giant’s foothold in the healthcare sector. HCA, which operates 181 hospitals and more than 2,000 healthcare sites in 21 states, would give Google anonymized data from patient health… Read More »

HHS renews TeleTracking contract for collecting COVID-19 patient data

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a six-month contract to Pittsburgh-based analytics firm TeleTracking to continue collecting and reporting COVID-19 patient information. TeleTracking will continue working with the government to provide public health officials with COVID-19 data through HHS Protect, according to a press release from the company earlier this week.  … Read More »

Healthcare Costs, Access to Data, and Partnering With Providers: Patients’ Top User Experience Factors

As patients returned to in-person, brick-and-mortar health care settings after the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, they re-enter the health care system with heightened consumer expectations, according to the Beryl Institute – Ipsos Px Pulse report, Consumer Perspectives on Patient Experience in the U.S. Ipsos conducted the survey research among 1,028 U.S. adults between 23… Read More »

HHS says hospitals must now report flu data as well as COVID-19 numbers

Dive Brief: Hospitals now must send CMS their seasonal flu data alongside COVID-19 data or risk losing Medicare and Medicaid funding, senior officials announced at a press conference Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, hospitals will receive notice whether they are in line with current reporting requirements, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said. They will be issued guidance on… Read More »