Tag Archives: Healthcare

Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT 2019: Call for Nominations

Health Data Management is now accepting nominations for its fourth annual Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT Awards. Nominations will be accepted throughout March, with a deadline of March 31 for participation. The recognition program highlights the professional achievements and leadership of women in the healthcare information technology industry. Nominations will be accepted in these… Read More »

Side-effects not fully reported in more than 30 percent of healthcare reviews – Science Daily

The potential side-effects of health interventions were not fully reported in more than a third of published health study reviews, research at the University of York has shown. Negative outcomes of a health intervention refers to either a drug reaction or an effect of a procedure, such as surgery. Harmful side-effects can be rare and… Read More »

GE Healthcare, VUMC join on cancer immunotherapy research

GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will collaborate on enabling safer and more precise treatment of cancer immunotherapies. Under the during the five-year program, the organizations will analyze the immunotherapy treatment response of thousands of VUMC cancer patients by using anonymized demographic, genomic, tumor, cellular, proteomic and imaging data. Cancer immunotherapy is a treatment… Read More »

Laws expected to improve veteran's healthcare to take effect in new year – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY (WJHL) – U.S. Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) is particularly proud of two bills he sponsored that he says will dramatically improve healthcare for veterans in 2019. Now that democrats are taking the helm in the U.S. House of Representatives, Roe will no longer serve as chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee. The new Speaker of… Read More »

China's online healthcare platform jianke.com enters into strategic collaboration with Pfizer

Jianke.com, China’s online healthcare platform, yesterday announced during the Jianke Doctor Rebrand & 2018 Jianke Partners’ Conference in Shanghai that they will be entering into a strategic partnership with US-based global pharmaceutical leader Pfizer. Both companies will leverage their leadership in their respective fields and successful practices to implement a patient-focused strategy in terms of… Read More »

How healthcare leaders can spend less time on procurement and more time on care

The following is a guest post from Chris Holt, leader of global healthcare at Amazon Business. Technology is rapidly changing the healthcare industry: surgeries are microscopic, patients have virtual appointments, doctors offer 3D visualizations on medical scans and more. But while these advancements in patient care are happening on the front lines, there seems to… Read More »