Tag Archives: House

House panel to hold hearing on VA delay of first EHR go-live

The chair of the House subcommittee charged with legislative oversight of the VA’s Cerner electronic health record implementation is concerned about the agency’s decision to delay the EHR’s initial go-live. “I’m concerned that as we’ve moved closer to the go-live date, we have been told repeatedly that there were no showstoppers in the implementation, that… Read More »

White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham tests negative for coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham listens to U.S. President Donald Trump talk to reporters as he departs for travel to Georgia from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham, under quarantine since contact with a Brazilian… Read More »

Netflix’s Diagnosis is a real-life House with added crowdsourcing

Netflix’s new show Diagnosis is a moving and powerful attempt to help people with unusual medical conditions find new routes to their longed-for diagnosis Health 11 September 2019 By Chelsea Whyte Lisa Sanders attempts to solve medical mysteries in DiagnosisCourtesy of Netflix WHEN I heard the premises of two new medical shows that use crowdsourcing… Read More »

White House Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Statement, CDC, Sept.11, 2019. CDC: “Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products.” News release, FDA, Sept. 11, 2019. Statement, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Sept. 11, 2019. Ted Kwong, spokesman, JUUL Labs. News release, JUUL, Aug. 29, 2019. Statement, Vapor Technology Association, Sept. 11, 2019. Megan Arendt, spokesperson, Action on Smoking & Health.… Read More »