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Randall Williamson is the director of healthcare at the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

By Mike Miliard 09:29 am July 18, 2017
As the agency sets about adopting a new EHR system, better data is necessary to assess provider efficiency and clinical efficacy, the congressional watchdog says.
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By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm July 17, 2017
David Waltman has worked in two capacities at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and most recently at startup focused on better using health IT to help vets and service members.
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By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm June 30, 2017
Leveraging the VA’s Tele-ICU equipment, patients in five Air Force facilities will gain electronic access and remote monitoring capabilities to VA doctors and nurses.
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By Kaiser Health News 10:36 am June 30, 2017
GOP bill could hurt veterans by eliminating Medicaid access yet others argue reform of VA could help eliminate that concern. 
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 03:18 pm June 27, 2017
Expressing concerns about risks related to cost and implementation delays, three Republican senators pressed the agencies for assurances the new platforms will be interoperable.
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By Jessica Davis 02:35 pm June 26, 2017
Limitations in its data system prevent metrics from capturing all provider types and provider workload – among other technical and policy flaws.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am June 22, 2017
But Senators are worried that he is underfunding the commercial electronic health record that will replace VistA.
VA Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:11 pm June 13, 2017
Appropriations Committee says the VA must detail how the new EHR would be interoperable with the DoD and private sector systems.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By 09:10 am June 09, 2017
While some respondents said the choice makes sense, others lament lack of competitive bidding, costs.
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By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm June 08, 2017
The opportunities for data exchange improvements are big, both across VA-DoD and among private-sector providers.

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