Veterans Affairs

VA telehealth

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 11:55 am February 13, 2018
The agency has revamped its healthcare program through text messaging, the Anywhere to Anywhere telemedicine program and other health programs over the last year.
What Trump's budget proposal means for hospitals

Credit: YouTube

By Tom Sullivan 11:41 am February 13, 2018
The administration’s plan could inhibit progress on improving interoperability, eradicating info blocking, and medical research but also funds cybersecurity and the VA’s EHR modernization.
VA-Cerner EHR

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifies before the House Appropriations Military Construction-VA Subcommittee. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 11:00 am February 13, 2018
The proposed funding is a substantial investment into the initiative, which the administration said will help to facilitate a seamless transition.
veterans affairs health

Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Florida. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 04:42 pm February 09, 2018
The Florida VA provider set-up its Wi-Fi network without coordinating with the VA’s IT office.
Coast Guard EHR vendor
By Bernie Monegain 04:44 pm January 30, 2018
Duncan Hunter told Coast Guard officials they should not waste resources looking for a new product when the DoD and VA have already chosen to deploy Cerner’s EHR platform.
CMS, VA partnership
By Jessica Davis 04:03 pm January 23, 2018
The collaboration aims to improve the VA’s ability to investigate fraud and wrongdoing in Veterans Affairs programs.
By Jessica Davis 12:35 pm January 18, 2018
The agency contracted MITRE to perform an assessment and is pooling comments and recommendations for a final report due at the end of this month, the VA Secretary told the Senate VA committee.
generic drug company
By Bernie Monegain 12:26 pm January 18, 2018
Advisors to the ambitious plan include former CMS head Don Berwick, MD, and Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, among others.
cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:11 pm January 17, 2018
While circulating reports say DoD put its Cerner EHR replacement project on hold amid user complaints, the agency is in the middle of a planned 8-week assessment period at its four test sites.
DoD telehealth services

GlobalMed's telemedicine tool at a workplace clinic. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm January 11, 2018
The veteran-owned company's virtual care technology is also in use at the White House, VA and Defense Health Agency.

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