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School of Public Health awarded for research - Daily Helmsman

School of Public Health awarded for research
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“Although the amount for the entire PCORI grant is $2.86 million, the full amount is not given to us at once,” Gurney said.
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How to Accelerate Rare Disease Research? Write a Dictionary - Bio-IT World

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What is a Biosimilar?

Hospira's new animated video, "What is a Biosimilar," provides a valuable introduction to biosimilars. After watching this video, viewers will have gained a ...
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MassDevice Discusses Medical Device Tax, Government Shutdown With NPR - PR Web (press release)

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MassDevice Discusses Medical Device Tax, Government Shutdown With NPR
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Orphan Drugs: No (Payer) News Is Good News - YCharts

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Orphan Drugs: No (Payer) News Is Good News YCharts Covering a rare disease conference this week, YCharts editorial contributor Ed Silverman, editor of Pharmalot, writes that while orphan drugs -- some sell for $150,000 a year per-patient and more –...
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From Sprint And TechStars To The FDA, A Look At The Changing Landscape ... - TechCrunch

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From Sprint And TechStars To The FDA, A Look At The Changing Landscape ...
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The health-care industry in the U.S. is broken, and considering the industry itself represents some 18 percent of the U.S.
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Shoring up security of medical devices - San Francisco Chronicle

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San Francisco Chronicle Shoring up security of medical devices San Francisco Chronicle On Thursday, the Center for Internet Security, a nonprofit group that advises government agencies and private companies, said it was beginning work on a set of...
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The right niche helping Tris grow as pharma industry consolidates - NJBIZ

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The right niche helping Tris grow as pharma industry consolidates NJBIZ "The vision was always how can we use existing pharmaceutical technologies — rather than creating new molecules or trying to create a new Lipitor — and develop something that...
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Generating Evidence and Methods to improve patient outcomes | eGEMS

eGEMs is a free, open access, peer-reviewed online publication that aims to rapidly publish and disseminate best practices, challenges, and lessons learned related to building the tools and infrastructure to conduct CER, patient-centered outcomes...

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bacigalupe's curator insight, July 26, 2013 3:16 PM
eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), a product of theElectronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum, is an open access journal focused on using electronic clinical data to advance research and quality improvement, with the overall goal of improving patient and community outcomes.

 

The EDM Forum is supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009, Grant U13 HS19564-01. eGEMs publications do not reflect the official views of AHRQ or the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

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How Do You Design a Medical Gadget That Costs 95 Percent Less Than Before? - Wired

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Medical Device Hackers Find Government Ally to Pressure Industry - Bloomberg

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Medical Device Hackers Find Government Ally to Pressure Industry Bloomberg Now, Radcliffe has a new pump, a potentially new safety issue to disclose, and what he said is a powerful new ally in forcing medical device makers to address his concerns:...
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The Promise In Unraveling The Mysteries Of Rare Diseases : NPR

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As a child, Jeannie Peeper was diagnosed with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, an extremely rare disease that causes a second skeleton to grow inside the body.
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Judge asks FDA to decide once and for all on whether GMOs belong in 'natural ... - FoodNavigator-USA.com

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Health Care Reform: Can it Work From a Business Perspective? - DrexelNow (blog)

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Health Care Reform: Can it Work From a Business Perspective?
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... shutdown in almost two decades. Drexel professor Dr.
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Rare disease patients bemoan added burden - The Japan News

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Rare disease patients bemoan added burden The Japan News The Yomiuri Shimbun Support groups for people with rare or intractable diseases are raising concerns about a proposal by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry to review the public assistance...
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Orphan Drugs: The Power Of Multiple Indications |

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Orphan drug companies have used with tremendous success as part of their drug life cycle management, the strategy to extend the life of their product by devising a succession of multiple discrete indications for the orphan ...
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How the Game Changed Against Big Pharma - Creating New Opportunities - Forbes

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MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 04: A bottle of influenza virus vaccine is seen at the CVS/pharmacy's MinuteClinic on December 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida.
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Boehner and the Medical Device Tax - FactCheck.org

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Bloomberg Boehner and the Medical Device Tax FactCheck.org House Speaker John Boehner exaggerated when he said the 2.3 percent medical device excise tax in the Affordable Care Act “is costing us tens of thousands of jobs that are being shipped...
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Sun Pharma seeking deals to expand as Ranbaxy, Wockhardt flounder - Livemint

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Livemint Sun Pharma seeking deals to expand as Ranbaxy, Wockhardt flounder Livemint MD Dilip Shanghvi's strategy to build on his streak of 11 deals since 2001 may help Sun Pharma achieve its goal of expanding in Europe and Japan and increasing...
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FDA hearing on stem cell therapy set on Friday, Aug. 23 - InterAksyon

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FDA hearing on stem cell therapy set on Friday, Aug. 23
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MANILA, Philippines - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will conduct on Friday, August 23, a public hearing on the regulation of stem cell therapy in the country.
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Patient Engagement: Blockbuster Drug Or Snake Oil?

Rarely has a single phrase so captured – and enraptured – the entire healthcare industry.

Via Richard Meyer
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interesting facts WOW

 

The good news is – we now have some very real metrics around what constitutes real patient engagement and Leonard highlighted two impressive examples.

 

Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect™ / Collaborative Cardiac Care Case Study (here):

1) Prevented 135 deaths and 260 costly emergencies
2) Patients meeting cholesterol goals went from 26% to 73%
3) Patients screened for cholesterol went from 55% to 97%
4) “Clinical care teams reduced overall mortality by 76 percent and cardiac mortality by 73 percent”

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FDA asks hackers to expose holes in medical devices, but many researchers ... - Computerworld (blog)

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Nutritionals, diagnostics and medical devices continue to generate faster ... - Balkans.com Business News

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Gene Therapy Coming of Age? | The Scientist Magazine®

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Using lentiviral vectors to replace mutated genes in blood stem cells, scientists successfully treat two rare diseases apparently without causing harmful side effects.
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Orphan Drugs: Cancer By The Numbers

Note: The Orphan Druganaut Blog is currently attending the World Orphan Drug Congress USA in Washington, D.C. We have decided to republish a popular 2013 Blog Post. According to a 2011 Report “Orph...
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