A Brief History of Diabetes Simulation Modelling and the Mt Hood Challenge

Why is a diabetes and economics simulation modelling conference named after a mountain? Back in 1999, two groups  who developed separate diabetes simulation model met at the ski lodge on the slopes of Mt Hood near Portland Oregon. They spent… Continue Reading

Paying for Specialty Pharmaceuticals: The Case of Injectable Oncology Drugs

According to the American Cancer Society, the financial costs of cancer are high for both the person with cancer and for society as a whole. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimated the 2009 overall annual costs of cancer in… Continue Reading

WHEN 1+1=3: HOW ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS AND CLAIMS CAN BE USED SYNERGISTICALLY

Sponsored blog posting by DaVita Clinical Research. 1. Combining Drug Development with Real-World Data Analytics DaVita Clinical Research® (DCR®), a specialty full-service contract research organization, recently merged with HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to further expand its clinical research and data… Continue Reading

Integrating Big Data: How HealthCore is using Research to Improve Care, Safety, and Outcomes.

Companies are striving to advance beyond the buzzword of Big Data to delivering real, actionable results that change the way our healthcare system works.  The power to access and analyze these enormous data sets, and then develop insights that can… Continue Reading