Veterans Affairs

Thumbs down
By Jack McCarthy 08:02 am July 28, 2015
Opponents of the $11 billion project are predicting that it will not deliver adequate functionality for data sharing with DoD partners, the VA and private sector and, what's more, the EHR could be obsolete by the time it's built.
magnifying glass over data
By Healthcare IT News 10:35 am July 09, 2015
By launching four new studies examining conditions and diseases among veterans, the department is tapping into what it calls the nation's largest database.
veteran saluting American flag
By Healthcare IT News 09:44 am July 07, 2015
"I plan to bring core capabilities to the VA and create a fiscally responsible organization," said LaVerne Council, who took the reins Monday as the next CIO of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
hacker at computer
By Erin McCann 10:06 pm June 17, 2015
The lion's share of medical identity theft victims can expect to pay upwards of $13,500 to resolve the crime. What's more, about 50 percent of consumers say they would find another healthcare provider if they were concerned about the security of their medical records.
By Erin McCann 10:28 am May 27, 2015
Two members of Congress are proposing a bill that would eliminate even more barriers for veterans receiving telemedicine care.
putting puzzle pieces together
By Bernie Monegain 10:50 am April 03, 2015
Officials at OpenVista electronic health record company Medsphere announced it will merge with an IT consulting and outsourcing firm.
Army personnel
By Allscripts 03:03 pm March 12, 2015
(SPONSORED) Dean Mericka of the Allscripts Federal Sector talks interoperability and the role of the EHR in coordinated care and clinical decision support.
King v. Burwell debate photo from Twitter user SEUI.
By Neil Versel 09:50 am March 05, 2015
The oral arguments the U.S. Supreme Court heard Wednesday in King vs. Burwell did not address any health IT provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but the ruling could have far-reaching effects on the future of American healthcare.
Keyboard with stethoscope USB
By Bernie Monegain 10:51 am February 16, 2015
Novant Health's electronic health record system is now connected to the Department of Veterans Affairs through the federal eHealth Exchange.
Stethoscope key on keyboard
By Bernie Monegain 11:03 am February 13, 2015
With fewer than five months before the Department of Defense is due to make a decision on its massive $11 billion electronic health record modernization project, a new report from a heavyweight think tank urges it to opt for an open system.

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