Tag Archives: hearing

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 »

Watch live: Pharma executives testify at House hearing on drug pricing

[embedded content] [The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Reform Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday with current and former executives of three major drug companies on the high cost… Read More »

Super Kena: A girl made fierce with hearing aids

Two-year-old Kena didn’t notice that her hearing aids were attracting attention during storytime at the library—but her mom did. “I can’t let other kids define who Kena is,” her mom, Krystyna, confided to Kena’s grandmother that evening. “I want her to be fierce.”  The children’s book “Super Kena: A GirlMade Fierce with Hearing Aids” The conversation resonated… Read More »