Archive: medical

Data Mining For DoD Health

Contracts naturally come in all sizes, shapes and flavors. Here's one that's just plain fascinating. "U.S. Department of Defense Chooses Phase Forward to Support FDA-Sponsored Drug Safety Initiative." That's the headline of a press release from a drug industry firm called Phase Forward. The contract involves an effort to use...


By Robert O'Harrow | December 16, 2008; 09:24 AM ET | Comments (8)

The Price Of Health Care

An announcement of some Pentagon health contracts that arrived in my in-box not long ago has had me wondering: Where does all this money go? Part of my perplexity had to do with the announcement itself. It said that Owens & Minor of Glen Allen, Va., was awarded a...


By Robert O'Harrow | July 20, 2007; 06:00 AM ET | Comments (0)


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