Tag Archives: First

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 »

In a first, MorphoSys, Incyte win Monjuvi FDA nod in lymphoma to challenge Roche’s Polivy

The FDA hasn’t specifically approved a therapy for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma after an initial line of therapy—until now. MorphoSys and Incyte’s Monjuvi—also known as tafasitamab—in combination with Celgene’s Revlimid now represents the first FDA-approved second-line regimen for DLBCL, the two companies said Friday. Because of Monjuvi’s importance… Read More »

Vanessa Bryant Celebrates Her Daughter Capri’s First Birthday: “Named After Her Dearly Missed Daddy”

Vanessa Bryant celebrated her daughter Capri’s birthday, posting an emotional tribute on Instagram. Vanessa explained that Capri was named after her late father, Kobe Bryant. Vanessa Bryant is celebrating her daughter Capri Bryant’s first birthday—sharing a beautiful photo of herself holding Capri with her late husband Kobe Bryant, who tragically died in a helicopter crash… Read More »

The Real-Life Story of Watchmen’s Lt. Battle, the NYPD’s First Black Officer

HBO Watchmen’s sixth episode features the character Lieutenant Battle. Battle was a real-life NYPD officer and the first black American to join the force. He faced similar discrimination as Will Reeves in Watchmen. The sixth episode of HBO’s Watchmen recalls the person of Samuel Jesse Battle. Born in 1883, Battle would become the first black… Read More »

Tick-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation detected in UK for the first time: officials

A potentially fatal tick-borne disease has been detected in ticks in the United Kingdom for the first time, Public Health England (PHE) announced this week. LYME DISEASE-RELATED TICK ILLNESS WITH MORE SEVERE SYMPTOMS DETECTED IN NEW YORK: REPORT  Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV)  was found in a “small number” of ticks in Thetford Forest in eastern… Read More »