Tag Archives: safety

Why analytics can offer a helping hand at safety net hospitals

Congress’ recent directive to Medicare to ease the burden of hospital readmission penalties on safety net hospitals that serve low-income patients was definitely a step in the right direction. After all, once patients with high social needs are discharged, there is much that’s outside the hospital’s control. It isn’t fair to penalize providers when they… Read More »

With safety data, Bayer could challenge Erleada, Xtandi in prostate cancer: analyst

For years, Johnson & Johnson and the Pfizer-Astellas team have been the only players in their class of prostate-cancer fighters. But Bayer is waiting in the wings, and stellar new safety data could make it a threat. The German drugmaker trumpeted phase 3 data Thursday on its androgen receptor antagonist candidate, darolutamide, showing that the drug… Read More »

After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson “The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a… Read More »