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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 »

Keto diet metabolic panel

Posted by: Alan Hopkins, MD. As well as being an effective way to lose weight, studies have shown this high-fat, low-carb diet may deliver other health benefits, including reducing seizures in children with epilepsy and protecting brain function. The keto diet is similar to the Atkins and other low-carb diets in that it involves drastically… Read More »

Becerra backs price transparency, provider competition at first Senate panel

Xavier Becerra had a mostly smooth nomination hearing before the Senate health committee Tuesday despite accusations from some GOP members on his support for abortion rights, lack of medical credentials and executive experience in the face of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Becerra, the California attorney general and President Joe Biden’s pick to head up… Read More »