Posts Tagged ‘health data’

PAREXEL To Leverage Optum’s Real World Data In Clinical Studies

  If there’s a time for pharmaceutical and medical device companies to seek more real world data as evidence to support their medical products, that time is now. Real world data, which is the data generated in settings such as routine doctor visits and hospital stays, is often found in electronic health records (EHR) and […]

Brokers Are Selling Your Health Data. So What?

  Data privacy across all industries continues to be a big concern for everyone. When it comes to the life sciences and healthcare industries, patients are especially worried. They simply are afraid of being identified. In a recent Scientific American article, Adam Tanner discussed the business of buying and selling health data. Health data brokerages […]