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 »

NJ governor begs people to get vaccinated, warns he’ll bring back mask mandates ‘if we have to’

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday urged the state’s unvaccinated residents to get a Covid shot, telling CNBC in an interview that he hopes there will be no need to reimplement public health restrictions such as mask mandates. The Democratic governor’s comments on “Squawk Box” come as U.S. coronavirus cases are rising sharply, while… Read More »

High-profile Biogen ads hype early Alzheimer’s detection as hospitals reject Aduhelm prescriptions

How do you sell an Alzheimer’s treatment mired in controversy over its disputed benefits? Biogen is turning to “Jim and Jane” for help.  That’s the couple grappling with the memory-robbing disease that Biogen and Japanese partner Eisai have placed at the center of their new marketing campaign, “It’s Time We Know.” The campaign is designed… Read More »