Veradigm, Komodo Health work on new data set for life sciences

Veradigm, a payer and life sciences unit within Allscripts, has partnered with Komodo Health to create the largest linked electronic medical records and claims data set for life science research. The program combines Veradigm’s EHR data from Allscripts with a healthcare map from Komodo that offers almost 50 million linked and longitudinal patient records. The… Read More »

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment get fewer treatments

A new study finds people who have mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which lies on the continuum of cognitive decline between normal cognition and dementia, are less likely to receive proven heart attack treatment in the hospital. Researchers found no evidence that those with MCI would derive less benefit from evidence-based treatment that’s offered to their… Read More »

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women’s sexual health

Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter’s new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women’s sexual health Health 21 August 2019 By Wendy Glauser Jason Lecras/The New York Times/Eyevine FOR more than 10 years, Jennifer Gunter has been fact-checking claims about women’s bodies and writing about it all –… Read More »

CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »