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Sanofi's dengue shot Dengvaxia wins FDA priority review despite controversial past

Sanofi has weathered controversy with its world-first dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, but the company is pressing ahead, and on Tuesday said the FDA had not only accepted its application for approval, but also granted a priority review.  The FDA is set to decide on Sanofi’s vaccine by May 1, 2019. In granting the priority review, the FDA determined… Read More »

Sparrow Health wins HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award

Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Michigan, has won a 2018 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award for its work using evidence-based best practices to reduce non-emergent blood transfusions. WHAT HAPPENED Sparrow recognized that overuse of red blood cell and platelet transfusions was a significant problem – one that was exposing patients to potential harms and wasting a… Read More »