Tag Archives: Data

ONC to Congress: Room for improvement in data sharing

Dive Brief: Despite widespread EHR adoption, providers, patients and payers still face significant hurdles in accessing and sharing data, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology says in its latest progress report to Congress. The 22-page report, released this week, covers the timeframe of November 2016 through October 2018. Ongoing barriers to seamless… Read More »

Data Scientist Explains How AI's Seductive Power Can Mislead Biomarker Researchers

Happy 2019! As regular readers know, I’ve been writing quite a bit over the last year about the opportunities and challenges associated with bringing advances in data and digital to bear on the discovery and development of impactful new medicines. I’ve been struck by the potential of many of these powerful approaches, tools, and techniques,… Read More »

AstraZeneca, Merck's Lynparza plows ahead in ovarian cancer with $1B-plus approval, phase 3 data

The year may be winding down, but AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza sure isn’t. It picked up a blockbuster new approval late Wednesday and followed up the act by posting positive phase 3 data Thursday morning. U.S. regulators green-lighted the fast-growing PARP inhibitor in BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer patients who’ve responded partially or completely to an initial… Read More »