Full speech of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh – India

Full speech of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh – India

My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this Independence Day. Today is certainly a day of joy for us. But on this celebration of … continue reading

Health :: Regenstrief institute selected to help design nationwide health information network

In a move that is viewed as a major step toward developing a secure and portable health information system for all Americans, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Indiana University School of Medicine a $2.5 million contract to begin a trial implementation of a Nationwide Health Information Network.

Drug Safety :: Lilly’s CEO Calls for Reform of Nation’s Drug Safety System

Sidney Taurel, chairman and chief executive officer, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), in a speech at the Cleveland Clinic, called on the health care industry, medical community and U.S. government to actively collaborate on a health information technology system that would provide more rapid and useful insights on the effectiveness of medicines while improving drug safety.

Healthcare :: Access to patient record databases invaluable for medical research, say leading funders

Better use should be made of electronic databases and patient records to help scientists understand patterns of health and disease in the population, say leading UK funders. However, they warn that it is essential to develop such studies in consultation with the public. Their call comes at the launch of a new initiative to support research that uses such information for health research purposes.