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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 »

HHS says hospitals must now report flu data as well as COVID-19 numbers

Dive Brief: Hospitals now must send CMS their seasonal flu data alongside COVID-19 data or risk losing Medicare and Medicaid funding, senior officials announced at a press conference Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, hospitals will receive notice whether they are in line with current reporting requirements, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said. They will be issued guidance on… Read More »

EDs should tailor clinical decision support to avoid antibiotic overprescribing, data suggests

A unique set of factors of the emergency department makes standard Clinical Decision Support (CDS) systems not as effective in helping to reduce antibiotic overprescribing in that environment, according to findings from the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health concern, accounting for 2.8… Read More »

ESMO: New Trodelvy breast, bladder cancer data show why Gilead’s going big for Immunomedics

Compared with the spate of multibillion-dollar buyouts last year, biopharma M&A has been relatively quiet in 2020—until last week, when Gilead Sciences surprised the market with its $ 21 billion purchase of Immunomedics. Now, two sets of new cancer data from Immunomedics’ first-in-class antibody-drug conjugate Trodelvy offer a glimpse into why Gilead paid such big money… Read More »

From “Unmanaged to Managed”: How Legacy Data Archiving Is Making an Impact

Lorri Page-Santacruz, Director of Enterprise Architecture, Northern Light Health For most organizations, legacy data archiving isn’t considered a top-tier project; it often takes a backseat to EHR implementations or other major initiatives. That, however, may not be the case for much longer. As mergers and acquisitions continue to rise, the ability to migrate data in… Read More »