September 23, 2022

Shakeup with Optum’s Health Data Licensing Sparks an Outcry Among Scientists

(STAT News) – A move by Optum to change longstanding practices for licensing data to academic institutions has sparked an outcry among researchers, who argue the move will make accessing data so costly and difficult that universities will scale back … Read More

September 21, 2022

Genetic Tests Create Treatment Opportunities and Confusion for Breast Cancer Patients

(Kaiser Health News) – The past decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of genetic tests, including new instruments to inform patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer about the risk of recurrence and to guide their treatment. But the … Read More

September 15, 2022

6 Charts That Show How Money and Influence Shaped the World’s Covid Plan

(Politico) – As governments scrambled at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, four global health organizations stepped in, using their multibillion dollar bank accounts and political connections to help direct how world leaders responded to a virus that has killed … Read More