Tag Archives: Test

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo fails third straight test in tough-to-treat brain cancer

Bristol-Myers Squibb has once again come up empty-handed in one of the world’s deadliest and toughest-to-treat cancers. Thursday, the New Jersey drugmaker said adding its immuno-oncology star Opdivo to standard-of-care treatment had failed to significantly cut the risk of disease worsening or death among certain newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients. But while adding Opdivo didn’t improve on… Read More »

PFIFFNER International AG has acquired HAEFELY Test AG

Hirschthal, 02.09.2019 – PFIFFNER International AG, a solution supplier for customers in the sectors of electrical energy and rolling stock, announces today the acquisition of HAEFELY TEST AG. Accordingly, the four traditional Swiss brands – PFIFFNER Instrument Transformers, MOSER GLASER, ALPHA-ET and now HAEFELY – are now aligned under one common roof. HAEFELY did belong… Read More »

Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) Test

What is a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) test? A glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is a blood test that checks how well your kidneys are working. Your kidneys have tiny filters called glomeruli. These filters help remove waste and excess fluid from the blood. A GFR test estimates how much blood passes through these filters each… Read More »

Prior authorization tool for images to get test in Hawaii

Two vendor organizations are working to test technology that will place clinical decision support within electronic health records to enable proper choice of radiological procedures. The ability to give physicians access to CDS within their regular workflows is crucial in advance of a new government initiative that will call for physicians to consult clinical guidelines… Read More »