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Breakthrough Software Taps Into Electronic Medical Records; Patient Privacy is Protected NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical research studies at Montefiore Medical Center used to take months, required a committee of physicians and data experts and involved an elaborate research review process.
However, Most Surveyed MCOs Say They Will Not Provide Reimbursement for Xarelto if its Only Advantage in Stroke Prevention is Greater Convenience, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for prevention of stroke, surveyed cardiologists estimate they will prescribe Bayer/Johnson & Johnson's Xarelto to 36 percent...
The FDA posted a letter to its Web site on Wednesday from Celgene Corp warning users of blood-clot busting drug Innohep that new findings suggest the drug may lead to death in the elderly.
The cause of an outbreak of severe adverse reactions that occurred at hemodialysis facilities across the country early this year has been identified.
Actor Dennis Quaid has agreed to a $750,000 settlement in his case against the Los Angeles hospital that accidentally overdosed his newborn twins with Heparin.
University of Michigan researchers say they have demonstrated a simple, inexpensive method of detecting contaminants in the blood-thinning drug heparin.
The blood-thinning drug heparin is highly effective when used to prevent and treat blood clots in veins, arteries and lungs, but earlier this year its reputation as a lifesaver was sullied when contaminated heparin products caused serious allergic reactions that led to a large number of deaths.
By Elizabeth Weise Frustrated after twice asking a Cincinnati-based manufacturer of medical products to recall contaminated heparin, the Food and Drug Administration took the rare step Thursday of sending U.S. marshals to seize 11 lots of the blood-thinning drug.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Thursday seizure of 11 lots of contaminated heparin from Celsus Laboratories Inc. in Cincinnati.
Regado Biosciences has completed enrollment in the Phase IIa clinical study of its REG1 anticoagulation system in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention.
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