Insurer NIB wants access to members’ genetic information

6 December 2019 - Health insurer NIB wants to use genetic information and My Health Record data to calculate the ...

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Big data

27 November 2019 - Massive amounts of data are generated on a daily basis that could potentially be harnessed to ...

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Medicare bill ‘puts every Australian at risk’

28 November 2019 - A new Medicare anti-fraud bill would put the privacy of every Australian at risk and create ...

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The challenges of sharing data in an era of politicised science

21 November 2019 - The goal of making science more transparent—sharing data, posting results on trial registries, use of preprint servers, ...

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Biostatistics: a fundamental discipline at the core of modern health data science

28 October 2019 - The value of our health and medical research investment is at risk unless we foster the discipline ...

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10 year update on study results submitted to ClinicalTrials.gov

14 November 2019 - A decade after ClinicalTrials.gov launched a database for reporting results of clinical trials, the database includes results ...

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Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ gathers personal health data on millions of Americans

11 November 2019 - Search giant is amassing health records from Ascension facilities in 21 states; patients not yet informed. ...

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In generic drug plants in China and India, data falsification is still a problem

29 October 2019 - As the generic drug industry faces allegations of data manipulation, headlines about carcinogen-tainted blood pressure medicine, ...

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Real-time benefit tools for drug prices

25 October 2019 - Concerns over drug prices and medication nonadherence have led to a search for new strategies to lower ...

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Microsoft, Humana partner to ‘reimagine’ health care for ageing boomers

21 October 2019 - Microsoft and Humana are partnering in an effort to improve health outcomes of the health insurer’s ...

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Canada's decision to make public more clinical trial data puts pressure on FDA

11 October 2019 - Last March, Canada's department of health changed the way it handles the huge amount of data ...

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FDA informs patients, providers and manufacturers about potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities for connected medical devices and health care networks that use certain communication software

1 October 2019 - Today, the U.S. FDA is informing patients, health care professionals, IT staff in health care facilities and ...

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Paper by European regulators foresees "continuing reduction in clinical data requirements" for biosimilars

24 September 2019 - This month, Elena Wolff-Holz, chair of the EMA’s Biosimilar Medicinal Products Working Party, together with co-authors from ...

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Susan G. Komen Big Data for Breast Cancer Initiative: how patient advocacy organisations can facilitate using big data to improve patient outcomes

12 September 2019 - Integrating different types of data, including electronic health records, imaging data, administrative and claims databases, large data ...

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The startup that manipulated data to get a miracle drug to market

14 September 2019 - AveXis had a revolutionary gene therapy for babies with a deadly disease, and sold to Novartis for ...

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