Clinical

Zika risk
By Tom Sullivan 12:33 pm October 18, 2017
New software hints at the potential to better understand and avoid adverse health events by tapping into weather data.
digital health solutions for epilepsy

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By Bill Siwicki 10:50 am October 18, 2017
The high-profile provider and the biopharmaceutical firm seek to provide better connectivity between patients, providers and payers.
Immunization tracking method
By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm October 17, 2017
Immunization tracking method leverages an open source tool developed by NIST and can be fully integrated into EHRs and other clinical software.
National Committee for Quality Assurance even

Peggy O’Kane, founder and president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. 

By Tom Sullivan 03:48 pm October 16, 2017
But experts at Monday’s National Committee for Quality Assurance event say cutting costs without compromising quality is the hardest part.

Sagittal MRI with contrast of a glioblastoma. Photo via ChristarasA

By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am October 16, 2017
Researchers identify biomarker for progression and drug response to glioblastoma.
NIH cancer immunotherapy work

Aerial photograph from the Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center on the National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland campus. Photo via Wikipedia

By Bernie Monegain 01:01 pm October 13, 2017
The Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies - PACT - is a five-year, $215 million collaboration and part of the Cancer Moonshot.
blood test detects breast cancer
By Bernie Monegain 03:23 pm October 11, 2017
The goal is to show whether screening patients for the presence of circulating tumor DNA – known as ctDNA – can detect breast cancer using a blood draw.
eClinicalworks and opennotes
By Mike Miliard 12:25 pm October 10, 2017
EHR vendor’s cloud-based portal will now make it easier for physicians to share clinical notes with their patients.

Howard A. Fine, MD. Photo by John Abbott

By Bernie Monegain 01:53 pm October 09, 2017
Prestigious prize highlights promising new direction in brain cancer research at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.
LSU cancer precision medicine

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By Bernie Monegain 01:28 pm October 09, 2017
Two centers will share a $2 million National Cancer Institute grant to study cancer health disparities.

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