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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 »

Puzzle of early Neolithic house orientations finally solved

Human behaviour is influenced by many things, most of which remain unconscious to us. One of these is a phenomenon known among perception psychologists as “pseudo-neglect.” This refers to the observation that healthy people prefer their left visual field to their right and therefore devide a line regularly left of centre. A study published on… Read More »

U.S. House Passes Drug Pricing Bill

Dec. 13, 2019 — A U.S. House Democrat bill that would give Medicare the authority to negotiate prescription drug prices and provide new benefits for seniors was passed Thursday in a 230-192 vote along party lines. However, the bill has no chance of being passed by the Republican-controlled Senate and the White House has threatened… Read More »

House Republican says small steps to reform healthcare could lead to big improvements

Kentucky Rep. Brett Guthrie sees plenty of flaws in U.S. healthcare policy, including a dearth of funding for breakthrough medical treatments and exorbitant prescription drug prices. Comprehensive healthcare reform bills labeled as cure-alls for systemic flaws, he told the Washington Examiner, are not the answer. Instead, he expects more success for narrowly focused legislation that… Read More »