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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 »

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 »

Cardinal Health warns ongoing opioid-related lawsuits to hit business

(Reuters) – Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could be hurt as it defends itself against several opioid-related lawsuits. Several pharmaceutical wholesale distributors, including Cardinal, have been named as defendants in about 2,500 lawsuits for the distribution of prescription opioid pain medications. These lawsuits have been filed in various federal,… Read More »