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NHSX to manage commercial deals for NHS patient data, MedTech Europe calls for “an interoperable data ecosystem for digital health” and more news briefs

NHSX. New tech body NHSX will host a ‘national centre of expertise’ to manage the sharing of patient data with industry, according to new guidance released by Department of Health and Social Care this week. The centre will identify opportunities for “agreements that support data-driven research and innovation” and provide commercial and legal advice to… Read More »

FDA Chief Calls For Stricter Scrutiny Of Electronic Health Records

This story also ran on Fortune. This story can be republished for free (details). Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday called for tighter scrutiny of electronic health records systems, which have prompted thousands of reports of patient injuries and other safety problems over the past decade. “What we really need is a… Read More »

Leapfrog says 10 states have failing hospitals, calls for more accountability

Dive Brief: With the dust still settling on the midterm elections, Leapfrog’s fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades show in-hospital errors, accidents, injuries and medical errors plague hospitals in both red and blue states. Of more than 2,600 hospitals assessed, 32% earned an A grade, 24% a B, 37% a C, 6% a D and just under 1% an… Read More »