Breadcrumb Home Technology April 30, 2018 01:00 AM News from other sources Modern Healthcare Tweet Share Share Email More Print Public healthWith cash and a call for new ideas, Bill Gates tries to boost the campaign for a universal flu vaccine | StatA century after the Spanish flu struck, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will put $12 million towards developing a universal flu vaccine.Information technologyHow clinical surveillance is making is mark in healthcare | Medcity NewsSome healthcare providers are analyzing real-time and historical patient data to predict worsening conditions. The EHR is one of their tools.PCPs often lack access to Admit, Discharge and Transfer data | Health Data ManagementAn Aledade executive and former CMS official said hospitals need to get better at giving primary care physicians information about their patients.PharmaceuticalsDrugmakers push back against lawmakers' calls to tax opioids | Associated PressIn 15 states, lawmakers have introduced bills that would tax or put fees on prescription painkillers. Pharmaceuticals don't like that and are saying that the charges would be passed on to patients or taxpayers.In other newsMichelle Wolf's routine sets off a furor at annual Washington dinner | The New York TimesSome members of the media are defending the White House press secretary after Michelle Wolf roasted her at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Letter to the Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print. Recommended for You Sponsored Content View the discussion thread.