Tag Archives: health

DoD Names Sites to Test COVID-19 Vaccine; Hon. Tom McCaffery Quoted

Hon. Tom McCaffery

The Department of Defense (DoD) has named five DoD locations to participate in the Phase III trial evaluating the vaccine candidate under development by AstraZeneca for Operation Warp Speed (OWS), the department’s goal to deliver safe and effective vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19 by 2021. The study will investigate people who are at an increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. 

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Unisys Partners with Inspire Health Alliance to Develop Real-Time COVID-19 Testing; Chris Kloes Quoted

Chris Kloes

Unisys Corporation has partnered with Inspire Health Alliance, to support Inspire's real-time COVID-19 registration, testing and access control, which will reduce cost and offer an effective and scalable solutions to organizations, Unisys reported on Monday.

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MITRE Enters Strategic Collaboration with Nuance Communications to Improve Cancer Research; Dr. Jay Schnitzer, Diana Nole Quoted

Dr. Jay Schnitzer

MITRE and Nuance Communications have announced a strategic collaboration to advance the minimal Common Oncology Data Elements (mCODE) data standard for improved cancer research and treatment using the AI-powered Nuance Dragon Medical One solution, MITRE announced on Monday

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KPMG Launches New Tech Architecture to Drive COVID-19 Recovery; Cliff Justice, Bharat Rao Quoted

Cliff Justice

KPMG has developed a technology architecture to match patients in clinical trials for convalescent plasma therapy to recovered patients willing to donate their antibodies, to advance the response and recovery of COVID-19 patients, the company reported on Thursday.

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Telos Launches The Epios Project to Facilitate COVID-19 Testing; Suvi Rinkinen, Douglas Horn Quoted

Telos

Telos has launched The Epios Project, designed to facilitate anonymous testing for COVID-19 and other epidemics, on Thursday. Within the project, Telos will utilize a mobile app to connect  anonymous testers with providers that supply and process test kits in compliance with local requirements.

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MITRE Expands Advisory Divisions to Advocate for National Security & Health Safety; Bill LaPlante, Dr. Jay Schnitzer Quoted

Dr. Jay Schnitzer

MITRE has developed two new leadership counsels to advise the company on current challenges that pose threats to the nation, the company reported on Monday. With the expansion of MITRE’s Center for Technology & National Security (CTNS) and Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes, the company will advance national security, technology and health safety.

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FDA, NIH, NCI Releases Test Performance Data from Serological Test Kits Regarding COVID-19; Stephen Hahn, Norman Sharpless Quoted

Stephen Hahn

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released test performance data from four more serological tests kits from its independent performance validation study effort with the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI), the administration reported on Friday

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