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Why data integrity is the key to machine learning in healthcare

As innovative technologies designed to support implementation of value-based care models continue to flood the market and patient demand for transparency of quality and cost of the care grows, patient-centric, data-driven technologies will lead the roost. These technology platforms address the need for timely, actionable patient-specific insights and leverage data to meaningfully improve quality, drive… Read More »

With Gamifant launch rolling, Sobi unveils more data backing the rare disease med

SAN DIEGO—Armed with last month’s FDA approval, Sobi is rolling out its newly minted rare disease drug Gamifant with a small, targeted sales force, and Monday it unveiled more of the data that won the agency’s favor in the first place. In a phase 2/3 trial of Gamifant in primary haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), 64.7% of… Read More »

American Medical Association lays out new policy to combat physician suicide requiring data collection by key accrediting bodies

The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy aimed at pinpointing patterns that could ultimately predict and prevent suicide among practicing physicians and medical students. The policy calls on the accrediting bodies for medical schools and residency training programs, specifically the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education,… Read More »

More than half of health data breaches triggered internally, study finds

Dive Brief: Breaches of protected health information can seriously harm an organization’s brand and finances, but little is known about how breaches occur and the steps organizations take to prevent a recurrence, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine. The researchers analyzed 1,138 breach cases that occurred between Oct. 21, 2009, and Dec. 31,… Read More »