Tag Archives: Data

Why Is the FDA Hiding the Pfizer Vaccine Data?

Despite the FDA’s claim that it is committed to transparency, especially for COVID-19 emergency use authorizations (EUAs),1 the agency first requested 55 years to release the data supporting the approval of Comirnaty after a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was filed,2 and then asked for an extra 20 years to fully comply.3 Pfizer has… Read More »

Google strikes deal with hospital chain to use patient data for healthcare algorithms

Google struck a deal with national hospital chain HCA Healthcare to use its patient data to develop algorithms that could guide doctors’ medical decisions, increasing the tech giant’s foothold in the healthcare sector. HCA, which operates 181 hospitals and more than 2,000 healthcare sites in 21 states, would give Google anonymized data from patient health… Read More »

Ex-Biden health advisor: Nations halting AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine acting on emotion, not data

Countries suspending the use of AstraZeneca‘s Covid vaccine appear to responding to citizens’ personal fears, not scientific data supporting such a step, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel told CNBC on Tuesday. Germany, France and a growing list of other European nations have in recent days paused the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine, developed alongside the University of Oxford, over blood clot concerns.… Read More »

COVID Black is using data and creating space to honor Black lives lost to virus

Black History Month Health (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images, COVID Black) COVID Black is a Black health data organization that uses data to tell stories about the Black lived experience to advocate for health equity. The goal of COVID Black is to honor and value each Black life that is lost to COVID-19. Read More:… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

fonYou highlights untapped operator data goldmine

White Paper shows potential to dramatically increase consumer spending 125 per cent increase in spending among one user group July 8, 2020, Barcelona, Spain: Data analytics specialists, fonYou Telecom, believes mobile operators are sitting on a goldmine of untapped user data that could instead drive increased revenues through highly targeted digital customer management initiatives. In… Read More »