J&J stock tumbles after Reuters reports it hid asbestos in talc

After a series of ups and downs in defense of its flagship Johnson’s Baby Powder, Johnson & Johnson hit renewed scrutiny Friday as Reuters reported the drugmaker knew for decades its talc powder contained cancer-causing asbestos.  Using court documents in the ongoing legal battle over J&J’s talcum powders, Reuters reported that from 1971 to the early 2000s,… Read More »

Research expected to help cull outcomes in claims and EHR data

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $ 224,793 grant to Vanguard Medical Technologies, an incubation firm, to find outcomes data for researchers. The firm is charged with developing technology that will enable clinical trials to use artificial intelligence to dive into an electronic health records system and cull out useful data. As regulatory bodies… Read More »