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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 »

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Most hospitals sharing data, but challenges remain, ONC says

Brief Published Dec. 20, 2018 Dive Brief: A majority of hospitals used more than one electronic method to routinely exchange patient care summaries with external organizations in 2017 — 78% to send records and 61% to receive them, a new Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT analysis shows.  Hospitals typically used health information… Read More »

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Why there are no good alternatives to holding data hostage

It had been a while since an electronic medical record vendor—or any other vendor—has withheld access to data, but it has happened again. As first reported here, there is a brewing dispute between Key Dental Group of Pembroke Pines, Fla., and MOGO of Westmont, Ill. The issue was revealed in a breach notification posted by… Read More »

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