Tag Archives: info

Health standards organizations help codify novel coronavirus info

As part of the global effort to manage and contain the coronavirus response, two global health standards organizations have introduced new content. Regenstrief Institute and SNOMED International, are supporting care teams globally to code and track SARS-CoV-2 testing and COVID-19 cases, and by extension support clinicians and researchers in their efforts to address its containment.… Read More »

How are pharma supply chains reacting to COVID-19? Without info, it’s hard to tell: analyst

The novel coronavirus is putting pharma’s complicated global supply chain under strain, no question. What’s up in the air is just how supplies could be affected––and unfortunately, analysts just can’t be sure.  Why? Lack of transparency, for one thing. A dearth of information is making it hard on pharma watchers who’d like to diagnose the growing… Read More »

VA providing vets with digital tools to access healthcare info

The Department of Veterans Affairs has added a number of online resources to improve access to patient statements as well as compare the performance of VA medical facilities with non-VA facilities. Through the agency’s AccessVA website, veterans receiving care for non-service related conditions can now view, download and print their patient statements electronically, using their… Read More »

Senator Grassley seeks info on Novartis’s Zolgensma data issues

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks to reporters on his way from the Senate floor after a vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has asked Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG to provide details on data manipulation related… Read More »

Hacker seeking Palmetto Health payroll info puts patient data at risk

An email phishing incident at Palmetto Health resulted in unauthorized access to certain employee email accounts, potentially affecting protected health information. The Columbia, SC -based organization is notifying 23,811 patients that an apparent attempt by a hacker to gain access to payroll information may have also impacted their health information. Patients of Palmetto Health, which… Read More »