Tag Archives: Data

Data and Statistics on Congenital Heart Defects

Children with Heart Conditions Have Special Healthcare NeedsA study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 1 in 77 U.S. children reportedly had a current heart condition in 2016.(Published: September 27, 2018) Study Finds Infant Cardiac Deaths Have Declined in States that Mandate Screening for Critical Congenital Heart DiseaseThe Journal of… Read More »

Cerner, Duke launch Learning Health Network to automate data for research

Cerner, in collaboration with Duke Clinical Research Institute, will launch the Cerner Learning Health Network, which aims to automate data collection from multiple sources, including electronic health records. WHY IT MATTERSCerner and Duke say the initiative will enable clinicians to more easily and efficiently gain health insights and guide care. In addition, it aims to… Read More »

FDA approved world’s priciest drug using faulty data

The Food and Drug Administration is taking action against pharmaceutical giant Novartis for failing to report faulty data to government regulators about its $ 2.1 million drug that treats a paralyzing, fatal genetic disease. The FDA plans to “use its full authorities to take action, if appropriate, which may include civil or criminal penalties” against… Read More »