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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 »

UK Cyber Security Council launches first two initiatives to help develop the profession

Vital groundwork to be laid ahead of Membership launch in September LONDON – June 29th 2021 – The new UK Cyber Security Council has instigated its first two initiatives, under its mandate from the Government to develop the cyber security profession. The Council has invited the 16 members of the Cyber Security Alliance – the… Read More »

Patient receives first infusion of Biogen’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug

The exterior of the headquarters of biotechnology company Biogen in Cambridge, MA is pictured on March 21, 2019. John Tlumacki | Boston Globe | Getty Images A 70-year-old man from Rhode Island on Wednesday was the first person to receive an infusion of Biogen‘s newly approved Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, outside of a clinical trial. Marc… Read More »

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March 

UK’s daily Covid cases rise 49% in a week to above 5,000 for the first time since March, 18 more deaths are announced and the R-rate soars above 1 – but half of adults are now fully vaccinated Department of Health said there were 5,274 positive tests in past 24 hours, highest daily total since… Read More »