Despite weeks of growing vaccinations and good news, headlines about blood clots and a “pause” in deploying the much-anticipated Johnson & Johnson shots have people worried. Atlantic science writer Katherine J. Wu joins hosts James Hamblin and Maeve Higgins on the podcast Social Distance to… Read More »Podcast: How Much Should You Really Worry About the Vaccine-Blood-Clot News?
Pfizer boss flags likelihood that extra jabs will be required – raising prospect of increased global demand Covid booster shot could be needed after nine to 12 months, White House says Experts say suggestions that a third dose of Pfizer may be needed within 12… Read More »Covid booster shot warning ‘underlines urgent need for Australia to make mRNA vaccines’
A new wave of public health advocacy that is multilingual, culturally sensitive, entertaining and personal is rapidly replacing mundane public service announcements in the battle to stamp out vaccine disinformation circulating in communities of color.
Top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Thursday said that he is hopeful that the distribution and administration of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine will get “back on track” soon.Fauci’s remarks come just one…
New Research Highlights ‘Surprising’ Findings About COVID-19’s Impact on Mortality in Community, Long-Term Care Settings
Since last spring, there has been a consistent — and justifiable — narrative that long-term care residents are particularly vulnerable to the deadly COVID-19 virus. New research, however, suggests it’s not so simple. A team of researchers from the Cleveland Clinic and Health Data Analytics… Read More »New Research Highlights ‘Surprising’ Findings About COVID-19’s Impact on Mortality in Community, Long-Term Care Settings
Together, the Tennessee-based health system and health technology company will develop solutions to help clinicians detect diseases faster. The new agreement builds on an existing partnership that focuses on earlier diagnoses for lung cancer.
As telehealth becomes mainstream, seniors will be forced to adapt – but we as healthcare providers have a duty to make this process as seamless as possible, so one of our most vulnerable populations does not get left behind.
New daily infections in the U.S. have increased 11% in the past two weeks. More than 194 million coronavirus shots have been administered nationwide.
Overnight Health Care: Johnson & Johnson delay prompts criticism of CDC panel | Pfizer CEO says third dose of COVID-19 vaccine ‘likely’ needed within one year | CDC finds less than 1 percent of fully vaccinated people got COVID-19
Welcome to Thursday’s Overnight Health Care. A researcher at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) fought to have her service dog with her in the lab, and even went so far as to outfit him with the same PPE she wore- goggles, boots and…
Merck is discontinuing work on one Covid-19 drug for treating hospitalized patients after the FDA said it needs more clinical data. Another Merck drug candidate is moving forward only in outpatient testing after independent clinical trial observers concluded the antiviral was unlikely to help those… Read More »Merck’s Covid-19 drug R&D falls short twice in treating hospitalized patients
Seniors overwhelmingly prefer to age in place. That preference has only grown following the COVID-19 pandemic and a general shift toward home-based care, making home safety more important than ever. But for a home to be safe for seniors and caregivers alike, it must adhere… Read More »Why COVID-19 Has Made Universal Design More Important for Seniors, Home-Based Care Providers
Tomorrow Health — a startup that can deliver roughly 40,000 different types of medical supplies into patients’ homes — has raised $25 million in a Series A funding round. The company began operations officially in April of 2020, which was earlier than expected due to… Read More »Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Tomorrow Health Raises $25M, Adds Former Humana CMO to Advisory Board
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) said Thursday he will not renew the state’s mask mandate, and will let it expire on Friday.”We’ll continue to work with public health to encourage social distancing and wearing of masks when appropriate. That will…
A new PitchBook report finds private equity poured $20.2 billion into healthcare deals in the quarter ended March 31, about half of the total in the fourth quarter of 2020.
United Health Group, which operates the nation’s largest insurer, reported revenue growth of 9% year-over-year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday released a report that determined 4 in 10 transgender women in seven major U.S. cities have HIV, which the agency said signaled a need to focus HIV prevention and treatment among the…
The FCC will distribute nearly $250 million to healthcare organizations, as directed by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
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With Europe’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout lagging amid J&J and AZ holdups, CureVac readies mRNA doses for deployment
With Europe’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout lagging amid J&J and AZ holdups, CureVac readies mRNA doses for deployment nhigginsdunn Thu, 04/15/2021 – 15:38
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) plans to make an announcement on its fetal tissue research policy following a Trump administration ban, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra said on Thursday. During a House…
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel is coming under increased criticism for continuing a pause on the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that is keeping doses on the shelf while the pandemic rages.Many experts backed…
Thermo Fisher Scientific sells laboratory equipment used in drug research and it also offers manufacturing services for experimental and commercialized drugs. By acquiring PPD, Thermo Fisher says it will gain capabilities in the growing global market of clinical trial services.
This brief provides an overview of social determinants of health and a look at how adults are faring across an array of measures over a year into the pandemic.
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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) told Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to “shut your mouth” during a congressional hearing on Thursday. During a House Oversight coronavirus subcommittee hearing, Jordan and the country’s top infectious…
Many cannot produce enough infection-fighting cells to fend off the coronavirus. But researchers are testing one therapy that may help: monoclonal antibodies.
Beaumont Health is turning to tents to handle the flow of people seeking emergency care as it deals with a crush of COVID-19 patients in suburban Detroit.
What You Should Know: – Google Cloud today launched an expanded virtual agent as part of its Intelligent Vaccine Impact solution (IVIs). People will be able to schedule vaccine appointments and ask common questions through a virtual agent, Contact Center AI. – Contact Center AI (CCAI),… Read More »Google Cloud Expands Intelligent Vaccine Impact Solution to Support Vaccine Equity
On February 25, I got my first shot of the Pfizer vaccine bright and early, picked up a breakfast burrito on the walk home, and spent the rest of the day sitting in my desk chair, doing what can only be described as vibing. I… Read More »America Has Pandemic Senioritis
The Maharashtra government had sought permission from the centre in March seeking the Centre’s nod in getting Haffkine to have a deal with Bharat Biotech to produce Covaxin under a ‘fill and finish basis’ or some other arrangement.
Pfizer’s CEO said Thursday that COVID-19 vaccine recipients will “likely” need a third dose between six to 12 months after they’re fully vaccinated and suggested vaccinations for coronavirus could be needed every year.Albert Bourla told CNBC’s…
The acquisition, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2021, will give Thermo Fisher access to PPD’s drug development platform, patient recruitment capabilities, and laboratory services.
The new Abzena facility will initially include four modular suites with up to two 2000-L bioreactors, followed by the addition of two more 2000 L suites.
Catalent plans to add cryogenic capabilities to its facility in Philadelphia, which will strengthen its ability to cryogenically preserve cell therapies and other biological materials.
UK pharmaceutical company has been under pressure to rebuild portfolio of new medicines Shares in GlaxoSmithKline jumped on Thursday, after it emerged that the activist hedge fund Elliott Management has built a sizeable stake in the company, signalling a potential battle over the future of… Read More »GlaxoSmithKline shares jump at news of activist hedge fund interest
A congressional hearing on the pandemic turned personal when Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) loudly attacked Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease doctor, about when Americans will be able to stop taking public health precautions like wearing…
– Cancer intelligence company, C2i Genomics announced it has raised $100M in financing from Casdin Capital, NFX, Duquesne Family Office, Section 32, iGlobe Partners, Driehaus Capital and others. – Funds will be used to accelerate clinical development and commercialization of the company’s C2-Intelligence Platform, a… Read More »C2i Genomics Raises $100M for Whole-Genome Cancer Treatment Intelligence Platform
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FDA warns that abuse and misuse of the over-the-counter nasal decongestant propylhexedrine causes serious heart and mental health problems, disability or death. Only use propylhexedrine according to the directions on the Drug Facts label.
This monthâs roundup of new equipment, materials, digital solutions and other news includes items from Lonza, Waters, Eversana, Clinical Ink, and more.
Studies show increased risk of heart rhythm problems with seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) in patients with heart disease
Studies show increased risk of heart rhythm problems with seizure and mental health medicine lamotrigine (Lamictal) in patients with heart disease. FDA now requiring studies to evaluate heart risk across the drug class
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Chelsea Clinton says former President Trump could “claim credit for the enormous progress” his administration made in swiftly developing COVID-19 vaccines by releasing photos of himself getting vaccinated.”I still wish that they would release…
Americans’ confidence in the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has dropped following the U.S. government’s decision to pause distribution due to reports of rare blood clots, according to an Economist/YouGov poll released Thursday. The study,…
Dr. Okiki Louis will assume the role of president of Oscar Medical Group at the end of April, heading the New York-based startup’s collection of physician-owned practices, which provide virtual urgent care and primary care.
These next few months are a tremendous opportunity to build trust with customers — imagine the reciprocal goodwill if a payer’s message helps its members get to the front of the line.
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Dubbed ViVE, the new annual event from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and HLTH is the latest digital health innovation conference on the market.
Russia has signed several major vaccine production deals with Indian manufacturers, and India is expected to become a hub for production of the shot. This is expected to begin in May, Ambassador Bala Venkatesh Varma was cited by TASS as saying.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the agency has documented about 5,800 “breakthrough” COVID-19 cases among the millions of Americans who are fully vaccinated, totaling far less than one percent of fully vaccinated people.”…
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Medable Raises $78M to Expand Decentralized Clinical Trials Platform for Patient-Centered Drug Development
What You Should Know: – Medable, Inc., a Palo Alto, CA-based global platform for decentralized clinical trials today announced $78M in new funding to fuel advances in the delivery of digital and decentralized clinical trials, accelerating the industry’s shift to patient-centered drug development. The funding was… Read More »Medable Raises $78M to Expand Decentralized Clinical Trials Platform for Patient-Centered Drug Development
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Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) announced Thursday that he is running to be the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee in the next Congress, seeking to lead the powerful panel with jurisdiction over tax, trade and health issues.The…
This issue brief provides an overview of COVID-19 vaccine passports, including what they are, where they are being used, and potential implementation issues.
Around the country and in parts of the world, COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue to grow, leaving people wondering about vaccine requirements and ways to certify vaccine status. “Vaccine passports,” a paper or digital form certifying that a person has been vaccinated, have garnered increased interest… Read More »Vaccine Passports: What We Know and What to Consider
The science service and technologies firm plans to bring the CRO under its Laboratory Products and Services Segment umbrella after the deal is completed.
Two polls released this week gauging support for receiving the coronavirus vaccine are underscoring the lingering hesitancy many Republicans still harbor toward the shots, fueling concerns over an unstable recovery from the pandemic.A poll from…
I last wrote about the small-molecule antiviral malnupiravir here, and we finally have more information from Merck and Ridgeback about its effects in clinical trials. An interim analysis of the Phase II data from trials in both outpatients and in hospitalized coronavirus patients has been… Read More »Merck Keeps Plowing On
Moderna eyes beefed-up vaccine production with the help of U.S.-brokered manufacturing talks: report
Moderna eyes beefed-up vaccine production with the help of U.S.-brokered manufacturing talks: report fkansteiner Thu, 04/15/2021 – 10:52
This new technology could eliminate the need for cold chain storage, transport, and distribution of temperature-sensitive molecules.
Activist investor Elliott takes ‘significant’ stake in GlaxoSmithKline amid string of setbacks: report
Activist investor Elliott takes ‘significant’ stake in GlaxoSmithKline amid string of setbacks: report arlene.weintraub Thu, 04/15/2021 – 10:35
By MATTHEW DALE Did you know that as of January 2021, price transparency is being mandated for hospitals? But what exactly does that mean for company healthcare plans, third-party administrators, healthcare sharing organizations, employers, and employees? It means U.S. hospitals are now required to provide… Read More »Smart Healthcare Platforms Shine a Light On Price Transparency
The ATMPS and Ori Biotech collaboration aims to improve visibility and reporting of cell and gene therapy manufacturing through a pre-integrated data solution.
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Iran will buy 60 million doses of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from Russia under a deal reported by The Associated Press on Thursday, citing the state-run IRNA news agency.Kazem Jalali, Iran’s ambassador to Russia, said that…
In early March 2020, Rick Phillips, 63, and his wife, Sheryl Phillips, quietly cloistered themselves in their Indianapolis home. They swore off markets, movie theaters, the gym, and, hardest of all, visits with their three young grandchildren. This April, three weeks after receiving her second… Read More »Some People’s Bodies Aren’t Set Up for Vaccines
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While 2021 has brought renewed optimism over the COVID-19 pandemic, it has also delivered numerous new fraud, waste, and abuse (FWA) cases in healthcare. From billing inaccurate procedures learned via YouTube to defrauding a fund intended to help those with traumatic brain injuries, bad actors continue to find new ways to increase their reimbursement at the expense of… Read More »Busted: The top healthcare fraud schemes of Q1 2021
The right technology applications can turn the COVID-19 vaccination program into a game-changer for the healthcare industry.
Alexion’s pricey Ultomiris wins backing from England’s cost watchdogs thanks to confidential discount
Alexion’s pricey Ultomiris wins backing from England’s cost watchdogs thanks to confidential discount aliu Thu, 04/15/2021 – 09:34
Novartis inks 3rd COVID-19 production pact, this time for Roche’s arthritis med Actemra fkansteiner Thu, 04/15/2021 – 09:31
The US FDA has approved 7 NDAs in Mar 2021, leading to treatments for patients and advances in the health care industry. The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) have approved 19 novel products in 2021.… Read More »Insights+: The US FDA New Drug Approvals in March 2021
Zach Henderson, Chief Commercial Officer, Glooko As with so many aspects of our daily lives, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on clinical trials was both widespread and monumental. Thousands of trials—an estimated 80% of non-COVID-19 trials—came to a halt or were interrupted by the… Read More »Decentralized Clinical Trials: Surviving & Thriving in the Clinical Research World of COVID-19
Good oral hygiene and regular dental care are the most important ways to reduce risk of a heart infection called infective endocarditis caused by bacteria in the mouth. There are four categories of heart patients considered to be at highest risk for adverse outcomes from… Read More »Good dental health may help prevent heart infection from mouth bacteria
Biocurators are among the unsung heroes of the life sciences world, performing the essential task of translating and integrating biomedical information into interoperable databases. Of course, there is a lot more to it than that, as attendees of the International Society for Biocuration’s 14th Annual… Read More »SciBite’s James Malone Talks Future of Biocuration on Conference Panel
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Boehringer Ingelheim and MD Anderson Expand their Collaboration to Accelerate Targeted Therapies for Lung Cancer
Shots: Boehringer Ingelheim and MD Anderson expand their 2019 joint VRDC to explore new molecules from Boehringer Ingelheim’s KRAS and TRAILR2 portfolios for lung cancer, particularly NSCLC The joint research will continue for 5 additional years. The extended collaboration follows successful preclinical studies in GI… Read More »Boehringer Ingelheim and MD Anderson Expand their Collaboration to Accelerate Targeted Therapies for Lung Cancer
Researchers at Oxford University said Thursday that the risk of developing rare blood clots is higher after becoming infected with COVID-19 than it is for people who have been vaccinated. The findings come in a new study published by the…
Care was still muted in the first quarter even as vaccinations ramped up and states lifted restrictions, contributing to the healthcare behemoth’s $4.9 billion bottom line.
What are the risks and benefits of getting an annual check-up from your doctor? Physicians and patients have come to expect the annual check-up as a routine part of care. “However, considerable research has not demonstrated a substantial benefit,” so a “revolt is brewing against… Read More »Should You Get an Annual Health Check-Up?
What You Should Know: – 7wireVentures, an early-stage digital health venture capital firm, and Employer Health Innovation Roundtable (EHIR), a coalition of the largest and most progressive employers, health plans, and health systems are announcing a partnership to accelerate digital health innovation and improve consumer health,… Read More »7wireVentures & EHIR Partner to Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Solutions
BMS’ Opdivo (nivolumab) + Cabometyx (cabozantinib) Receive EC’s Approval for 1L Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
Shots: The approval is based on P-III CheckMate -9ER trial involves assessing Opdivo + Cabometyx vs sunitinib in 651 patients with previously untreated advanced or metastatic RCC Results: @median follow-up of 10.6 mos.; m-PFS (16.6 vs 8.3mos.), ORR (55.7% vs 27.1%); CR (9.3% vs 4.3%);… Read More »BMS’ Opdivo (nivolumab) + Cabometyx (cabozantinib) Receive EC’s Approval for 1L Treatment of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
Roche’s Genentech unit has released further data from a key trial of Evrysdi, its oral treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the rare muscle wasting disease that is often fatal in babies that develop it. There are several treatment options now available for SMA, with… Read More »Evrysdi has ‘real world impact’ on lives of babies with severe SMA, says Roche
Medtronic Launches World’s First Extended Insulin Infusion Set to Reduce Burden for People with Diabetes in Europe
Shots: Medtronic launches a new insulin infusion set that can be worn for up to 7days. The infusion set is compatible with all MiniMed 600 and 700 series insulin pumps The extended infusion set utilizes advanced materials that help in reducing insulin preservative loss and… Read More »Medtronic Launches World’s First Extended Insulin Infusion Set to Reduce Burden for People with Diabetes in Europe
European insurance giant AXA has stepped up an alliance with Microsoft to develop an international digital health platform on the back of successful pilots in Germany and Italy last year. The aim is to develop an “all-in-one” digital platform featuring a self-assessment tool, a personalised… Read More »AXA partners Microsoft on ‘all-in-one’ digital health platform
The Czech Republic wants to buy around 2.4 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine ditched by Denmark, which has said it will stop using it because of concerns about rare blood clotting side-effects. Czech deputy prime minister Jan Hamacek said on twitter that he… Read More »Czech Republic swoops for Denmark’s 2.4m unwanted AZ COVID shots
The Central Drug Authority, CDSCO, will process applications for registration certificates (registration of overseas manufacturing site and product; in this case COVID vaccine) and import license within three working days from the date of approval of restricted use in emergency situation.
Retired Derbyshire GP Dr Om Prakash Chawla, who was known for his warmth and kindness, has died from COVID-19.
“Oxygen therapy, vitamins, steroids and low molecular weight heparin (blood thinners), when used at appropriate stages under medical supervision, make for an excellent recovery rate. People should not panic over the shortage of remdesivir in Pune,” Critical care expert Prasad Rajhans said.
When it comes to developing cutting-edge innovations, Astellas aims to be at the forefront. The pharma organisation prides itself on having an open, collaborative, “science first” approach to help ensure breakthrough discoveries have the very best chance of long-term success in bringing new treatment options… Read More »Global impact: How regulatory affairs is shaping development of cutting-edge pharma innovation
ATLANTA — Robin Hancock gently worked her steel tongue drum with a pair of mallets, producing a set of soothing, mystical tones. They blended with the soft sound of chirping birds and bubbling creeks pouring from a Bluetooth speaker. Her warm voice invited the two… Read More »Airports Step Up Mental Health Assistance as Passenger Anxiety Soars
Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescription for colchicine. Doctors have used the drug for treating gout and other rheumatic conditions for well over two centuries. When Peterson went to the pharmacy, he was… Read More »The FDA Seeks a New Way to Review Old Drugs Without Causing Prices to Soar
The funding will be used to advance Alchemab’s novel platform to identify disease-modifying antibody therapeutics
Genentech Presents Results of Two-Year Data for Evrysdi (risdiplam) in Infants with Type 1 SMA at AAN2021
Shots: The 2-year data from Part 2 of P-II/III FIREFISH study involves assessing Evrysdi in 41 infants aged 1-7mos. with symptomatic Type 1 SMA Results: improvement in maintained motor function b/w 12-24mos., babies were able to sit without support for at least 5sec. after 24mos.… Read More »Genentech Presents Results of Two-Year Data for Evrysdi (risdiplam) in Infants with Type 1 SMA at AAN2021
Researchers from Imperial College London say compound is at least as effective as a leading antidepressant in a therapeutic setting
The previously-reported CENTAUR study of AMX0035 in 137 participants with ALS met its primary endpoint of slowing ALS progression
British drugmaker has discontinued treatment with investigational drug in two cancer trials
Regulatory testing, nods for use in India were greenlighted in November 2020. Hyderabad based Dr Reddy’s, the official licensing partner of the vaccine in India will start importing doses of the vaccine from May.
AstraZeneca Collaborates with Sanguina to Develop AnemoCheck App for Hemoglobin Management in Patients with Anemia of CKD
Shots: The companies collaborated to develop a custom version of AnemoCheck Mobile to measure Hgb levels in patients with anemia of CKD AnemoCheck app can measure Hgb levels using a single photo of a user’s fingernail applying an algorithm based on the pallor of a… Read More »AstraZeneca Collaborates with Sanguina to Develop AnemoCheck App for Hemoglobin Management in Patients with Anemia of CKD
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Well the half-century is up for #THCBGang and it’s been a lot of fun bantering with some of the cognoscenti of health tech, business & policy over most of the last year. For #50 we have a special guest. Robert Pearl, (@RobertPearlMD) former CEO of… Read More »THCB Gang Episode 50, Thursday April 15, 1pm PT /4pm ET
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Eli Lilly Signs an Exclusive License Agreement with SciNeuro to Develop and Commercialize Alpha-synuclein Targeted Therapies in China
Shots: Lilly to receive up front, milestones, as well as royalties on the products developed and commercialize by SciNeuro. Lilly retains all rights outside Greater China SciNeuro to get an exclusive license to develop and commercialize alpha-synuclein targeted therapies in Greater China includes mainland China,… Read More »Eli Lilly Signs an Exclusive License Agreement with SciNeuro to Develop and Commercialize Alpha-synuclein Targeted Therapies in China
Analysis rebuts claim by Boris Johnson that jab was developed ‘because of greed’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage At least 97% of the funding for the development of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has been identified as coming from taxpayers or charitable… Read More »Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine research ‘was 97% publicly funded’
The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) Review Committee was established in March 2021 to review electrocardiogram (ECG) items introduced on 1 August 2020, following recommendations from the MBS Review Taskforce.
By Kevin E. Noonan — Senior Party ToolGen Inc. has filed a protective order in each of Interference Nos. 106,126 (naming as Junior Party the Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University) and 106,127 (naming as Junior Party University of California/Berkeley, University of… Read More »ToolGen Files Protective Orders in CRISPR Interferences
Unsung COVID vaccine heroes—and biotech science giants—star on influencer’s TikTok bbulik Wed, 04/14/2021 – 21:43
The Fascinating History of the Color Red The color red was most likely the first color (besides black and white) to be registered in our ancient ancestors brains. The Doctor Weighs In
Biomedical engineers have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases by activating key cells in the immune system. In mouse models of psoriasis, the team showed that their nanofiber-based drug could effectively mitigate damaging inflammation as effectively as a… Read More »Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation
The drugs, delivered intravenously and made by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lily, have concentrated doses of lab-made antibodies to fight COVID-19 and are geared toward people who are at high risk for severe symptoms or having to be hospitalized.
At an emergency meeting, advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrestled with the fact that the U.S. has enough alternative shots to vaccinate its population but other countries anxiously awaiting the one-and-done vaccine may not.
Mike Szubski, UH chief financial officer, called the system’s recovery “nothing short of amazing.”
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The new joint venture will bring K Health’s artificial intelligence-driven technology to the consumer, employer and insurer markets. The solution enables patients to understand their symptoms and connect with a doctor if needed.
At the first House hearing on the VA’s EHR since the department completed its first go-live, lawmakers questioned the ongoing project’s price tag and schedule.
A call by regulators to stop J&J vaccinations won’t dramatically disrupt supply in the U.S. But changes in labeling are possible, as is a renewed debate over vaccine hesitancy.
What You Should Know: – Today, Wellframe and Validic® announced a strategic collaboration today, empowering Wellframe members to integrate medical device data within the Wellframe mobile app. This integration with Validic will first enable Wellframe users to track their blood glucose levels across 50 glucometer… Read More »Validic Integrates Medical Device Data with Wellframe App
A new drug comes on the market. Is the health benefit worth the cost? What is it’s value? Value assessment frameworks are one way to answer this question. Value frameworks take the evidence of the treatments benefits, risk and cost and output some notion of… Read More »Is value in the eye of the beholder? Value frameworks and inter-rater reliability
– Today Benchling, the leading life and sciences R&D cloud, announced a $200M Series E raise led by Sequoia Capital Global Equities and joined by Altimeter Capital, Byers Capital, and Elad Gil. This funding will be used to aggressively invest in product development and global… Read More »Led by Sequoia, Benchling Raises $200M to Accelerate R&D Cloud Platform
What You Should Know: – Medtronic has announced the launch of the world’s first and only infusion set that can be worn for up to seven days (instead of the typical three) in select European countries. The infusion set is responsible for delivering insulin from… Read More »Medtronic Launches World’s First 7-Day Wear Infusion Set to Reduce Burden for People with Diabetes
CDC vaccine experts punt on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine guidance, extending the pause kdunleavy Wed, 04/14/2021 – 18:15
Overnight Health Care: J&J vaccine pause to continue as CDC panel postpones decision | Biden begins roll back of Trump Title X rules | Drug overdose deaths rise
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The home health dealmaking train keeps on rolling, with the latest transactions coming from Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) and Charter Health Care Group, a private equity-backed post-acute care provider. On Wednesday, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the… Read More »Amedisys, Charter Keep Home Health M&A Train Rolling
Medicare Advantage (MA) has provided tailwinds for home-based care providers, as the overall MA member population has grown substantially over the last decade. In 2020, there were over 24 million MA members in the U.S., over double the amount there were in 2010 and nearly… Read More »What Medicare Advantage Plans Want From Home-Based Care Providers
The long and winding saga behind the Medicare sequestration holiday for home health providers and others has come to a close. On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted by a 384-38 margin in favor of a continued sequestration delay. The legislation was one… Read More »Biden, Congress Extend Medicare Sequestration Holiday Through 2021
An independent advisory group to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday postponed making a recommendation about the continued use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.As a result, the current pause is likely to…
The NFL on Wednesday announced that teams will have a mix of virtual meetings and on-field drills during their offseason programs. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted a link to a document showing the NFL’s nine-week offseason program …
President Joe Biden has submitted his discretionary budget for 2022 to Congress. Among its healthcare provisions are funding requests for the CDC, mental health and social determinants of health programs. But there are some unusual requests as well, such as funding for an Office of… Read More »Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden’s budget requests for healthcare
CMS issued new guidance on Github for “developers and consumers of the machine-readable files required through the Transparency in Coverage rule” after an investigation into hospital pricing websites revealed hundreds were using code to block information from showing up on search engines.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R), who received a shot of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, touted its effectiveness on Wednesday after health officials called for a pause in use following cases of rare blood clots in six…
Amedisys signed a definitive agreement to purchase the right to offer home health services in Randolph County, N.C.
With COVID-19 vaccinations gaining momentum, some groups are betting their members will want to get together in person—with masks and plenty of space—as early as June.
Massachusetts healthcare costs increased by 3.6% and 4.3% in 2018 and 2019, respectively, exceeding the 3.1% benchmark, which prompted pledges of tougher oversight.
After an early focus on AstraZeneca and months of turmoil, the European Union is pivoting away from the company’s vaccine. It has reached agreement for a faster rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot.
The US drug overdose death toll climbed during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The CDC data shows that more than 87,000 Americans died from drug…
Amylyx’s ALS drug met the goals of a mid-stage study, paving the way for regulatory submissions in Europe and Canada. But the FDA is requiring data from a larger Phase 3 clinical trial and that study is slated to begin later this year.
Statewide, four hospitals have reached 100% bed capacity and 15 more have exceeded 90%, said the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Biden expands his list of potential nominees to lead FDA as pressure mounts to make a pick: WSJ nhigginsdunn Wed, 04/14/2021 – 15:39
New York officials and local experts played up the importance of moving forward with the other two vaccines available, from Pfizer and Moderna, so that the state does not lose its momentum.
Digital health startup Omada is adding virtual consultations with physicians to its platform. To start, the company is offering physician-guided care for diabetes and hypertension.
New York City startups raised $10.2 billion in venture-capital investment during the first three months of the year, the largest total for any single quarter on record. The top deals focused on the healthcare industry and e-commerce—unsurprising during a pandemic.
FDA is making its MyStudies app available to investigators as a free platform to obtain informed consent securely and remotely.
Through the agreement, Lonza will use its fully integrated end-to-end program, Ibex Design, to manufacture cGMP material for the mAb while supporting the process from gene to IND.
The amount of data healthcare organizations have access to is growing, but collecting data is only the beginning. Randy Verdino, CEO of nonclinical staffing firm Harmony Healthcare, spoke with HealthTech about the importance of having the right people in place to synthesize data, sometimes from… Read More »Q&A: Harmony Healthcare’s Randy Verdino on How People Power Data
On Tuesday the USFDA and the Center for Disease Control recommended pausing the rollout of the J&J Covid-19 vaccines after it discovered blood clots in combination with low platelets in a few people who received this vaccine.
“Fast-track approval has been given for seven additional sites having the production capacity of 1 million vials/month to six manufacturers,” the health ministry said in a statement.
Despite the over 95 % efficacy of the vaccine, it has to be stored in -18°degrees which could make its administration a tedious task in India where cold storage facilities is a problem.
Livongo’s founder has created a new care navigation venture because he believes that both the experience that people undergo as they look for care and the level of risk that vendors are willing to take when they work with self-insured employers leave much to be… Read More »In MedCity Pivot podcast, Glen Tullman says other care navigation firms aren’t really taking risks
Research conducted by the Cleveland Clinic and Massachusetts-based startup Health Data Analytics Institute (HDAI) measured the difference in mortality during the pandemic between people covered by Medicare in long-term care facilities and in the community. While a Covid-19 diagnosis increased deaths in both settings, there… Read More »Cleveland Clinic researchers measure pandemic’s effect on Medicare population
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