Community hospitals are missing the boat when it comes to using clinical research to expand their business revenue or give them a competitive edge, according to a new report by GuideStar.
Advances in big data and cloud computing are providing more democratic access to the reams of information the government collects, federal officials said at the Armed Forces Communications and...
Electronic health records are a great way to identify patients who satisfy predefined criteria for clinical trials, survival analysis research and other uses, but the processes used to cull this information is difficult and needs refining, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Informatics Association.
Americans enjoy the benefits of new drugs and devices earlier than the rest of the world--and pay more for them, just as those who rush out to buy the latest iPhone do. Those higher prices pay for...
Research that involves multiple health research partners can raise the risk of exposure of personal health information (PHI). In response, researchers have developed two tools to protect data...
New genetic databases created by advocacy groups could be a boon to research on cancer and other rare diseases. The goal is to press for collaboration on treatments and to reduce costs and risks that might dissuade pharmaceutical companies from investing in potential new therapies
Collecting data through new sources such as EHRs and engaging minority patients and caregivers in research are among the priorities for a new round of grants from The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Social networking site Facebook could be a valuable tool in recruiting patients for cardiac trials, according to researchers from the University of Alabama.
Though the number of health information exchanges is growing, most still struggle to become self-sustaining, according to research from the University of Michigan.
The creators of a new website that matches patients with clinical trials pertinent to their diagnosis hope that their site can become the "eHarmony of the clinical research world."