Tag Archives: Data

Gilead’s remdesivir scores emergency FDA nod in COVID-19 days after big data reveal

Days after U.S. officials and others reported the first positive controlled data for Gilead’s remdesivir in COVID-19, the FDA has given the drug an emergency use authorization. President Donald Trump and Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day made the announcement Friday afternoon at the White House, according to CNBC’s Meg Tirrell. An FDA fact sheet on the… Read More »

Blancco Technology Group and Partner Data Agility Group Announce Accelerated Growth of Erasure as a Service Sales Opportunities

Increasing focus on consumer data privacy and corporate social responsibility initiatives lead to higher demand for secure data sanitization Austin, TEXAS – April 9, 2020 – Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, today announced that due to its close partnership with Data Agility Group (DAG), which… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

ACOs lack data on patient social needs, community partners

Accountable care organizations have major challenges integrating social services with medical care, including a lack of data on their patients’ social needs and the capabilities of community partners. That’s the finding of a new study published in the journal Health Affairs, based on qualitative data from 22 ACOs. “The ACOs in our sample frequently lacked… Read More »