Tag Archives: longterm

OIG raises concerns about safety in long-term care hospitals

Dive Brief: Roughly one in five Medicare patients in long-term care hospitals experienced adverse events, and another 25% experienced temporary harmful events, according to a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG). More than half (53%) of the adverse events patients suffered caused F level harm, meaning they prolonged the LTCH stay, became… Read More »

ASH: Gilead, Novartis tout long-term data for CAR-T slow starters Yescarta, Kymriah

SAN DIEGO—Gilead and Novartis are working to ramp up launches of their slow-starting CAR-T drugs, and both companies are hoping longer-term follow-up data will help do the trick. Sunday at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, Gilead’s Kite unit rolled out two-year data from the Zuma-1 study that won Yescarta its October 2017 approval… Read More »