Data privacy in the age of big data

19 October 2017 - European Medicines Agency hosted meeting of EU Data Protection Officers. ...

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Cancer drug study data was falsified, says AstraZeneca

14 October 2017 - An early lab study supporting a cancer drug bought by British drugmaker AstraZeneca was falsified, the ...

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Multivariate and network meta-analysis of multiple outcomes and multiple treatments: rationale, concepts, and examples

13 September 2017 - Organisations such as the NICE require the synthesis of evidence from existing studies to inform their decisions—for ...

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Independent Hospital Pricing Authority data on medical devices - apples & oranges

12 September 2017 - The Australian carries a story (‘Premium hopes rest on knees, hip’) based on the Independent Hospital ...

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Evaluation of health care interventions and big data: review of associated data issues

13 August 2017 - Although the analysis of ‘big data’ holds tremendous potential to improve patient care, there remain significant challenges ...

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Pharmaceutical companies’ policies on access to trial data, results, and methods: audit study

26 July 2017 - Goldacre et al. set out to identify the policies of major pharmaceutical companies on transparency of trials, ...

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Medicare’s 45,000 daily hits under scrutiny

9 July 2017 - The federal government will launch a high-powered inquiry into Medicare security to review the way doctors ...

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EMA and EUnetHTA step up interaction to align data requirements

4 July 2017 - A new joint platform for parallel consultation will provide advice to medicine developers and facilitate access ...

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Report on the collection of under co-payment data - 2015-16

5 April 2017 - The report on the collection of under co-payment data for 2015-16 is now available. ...

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Use of big data to improve human and animal health

22 March 2017 - Task force to establish roadmap and recommendations for use of big data in assessment of medicines ...

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Call for experts in anonymisation of clinical data

23 March 2017 - EMA to set up technical group in the context of the publication of clinical data ...

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Clinical data for two more medicines now available online

1 February 2017 - First publication of clinical data corresponding to a withdrawn application. ...

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Transforming evidence generation to support health and health care decisions

14 December 2016 - Making better choices about health and health care requires the best possible evidence. Unfortunately, many of the ...

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Failure of investigational drugs in late-stage clinical development and publication of trial results

5 December 2016 - Many investigational drugs fail in late-stage clinical development. A better understanding of why investigational drugs fail can ...

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Can the government really protect your privacy when it 'de-identifies' public data?

5 December 2016 - We don't yet know to how to use big data and protect privacy at the same time. ...

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