CVS Health offers clinical trial services

FILE PHOTO: The CVS logo is seen at one of their stores in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 1, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo(Reuters) -CVS Health Corp, best known for its national chain of drugstores, said on Thursday it had started offering clinical study services to support drug developers with tasks…

Two major telehealth orgs team up to expand virtual care training

The American Telemedicine Association and the American Board of Telehealth announced Tuesday that they were partnering to expand access to training and education for virtual care.   The partnership comes on the heels of the ABT’s recently launched CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate, which consists of seven telemedicine-focused training models….

Peru suspends clinical trials of Chinese COVID vaccine

Peru has temporarily suspended clinical trials of a COVID vaccine made by Chinese drug giant Sinopharm after detecting neurological problems in one of its test volunteers. The National Institute of Health said Friday that it had decided to interrupt the trial after a volunteer had difficulty moving their arms, according…

Not all EHR use measures are created equally, study finds

A paper published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that vendors vary in their development maturity of outpatient EHR use measures. Although Epic, Cerner and Allscripts have developed EHR use measures in client-available platforms, researchers found that athenahealth’s are still in development, and eClinicalWorks…