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Concern for security of data in the cloud worries IT execs

Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data. A survey from the Cloud Security Alliance, which works to ensure a secure cloud computing environment, found 69 percent of respondent organizations are migrating data for enterprise resource planning applications to the cloud, with nearly… Read More »

Flu taking toll in California, other states, but having milder impact nationwide, data show

While states such as California and North Carolina have seen significant numbers of flu-related deaths this season, U.S. health officials said Friday that the nationwide impact of influenza seems to be milder than last winter. In California, Fresno County has seen six flu-related deaths since October, the Fresno Bee reported on Friday, while a total of 42 lives… Read More »

AstraZeneca, Merck's Lynparza plows ahead in ovarian cancer with $1B-plus approval, phase 3 data

The year may be winding down, but AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza sure isn’t. It picked up a blockbuster new approval late Wednesday and followed up the act by posting positive phase 3 data Thursday morning. U.S. regulators green-lighted the fast-growing PARP inhibitor in BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer patients who’ve responded partially or completely to an initial… Read More »