Veterans Affairs

VA telehealth for veterans

Credit: VA.gov

By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm May 04, 2018
The bill is a compromise from proposals made in the fall and would let veterans see a private sector provider if a VA provider agrees it’s in their best interest.
FDA EHR

Credit: GAO.gov

By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm May 04, 2018
The agency is hoping to build a database, including information from Veterans Affairs, to track adverse drug reactions through data mining and visualization.
cerner VA EHR
By Mike Miliard 11:39 am May 03, 2018
Cerner CFO Mark Marc Naughton says the electronic health record vendor has broad support for the modernization project and will be ready to go once the contract is signed.
veterans affairs health
By Jessica Davis 02:40 pm May 02, 2018
While the White House claims former VA Secretary Shulkin resigned, Shulkin disagrees, and that discrepancy is what two veterans groups claim make Trump’s choice unlawful.
VA Secretary pick Ronny Jackson withdraws

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson meets with Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) in his office on Capitol Hill April 16. Credit: Mark Wilson, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 11:09 am April 26, 2018
The White House Physician was already facing an uphill battle to be confirmed when 23 people accused him of improper work conduct.
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 01:18 pm April 25, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs voted to fund the VA’s planned
VA loses acting CIO Scott Blackburn

Scott Blackburn is leaving Veteran Affairs. Credit: C-Span

By Jessica Davis 12:32 pm April 18, 2018
Just weeks after David Shulkin was ousted as VA Secretary, Scott Blackburn, one of the leaders of the department's EHR modernization project, announced his departure on Twitter.
VA outlines plans to get off GAO high-risk list
By Jessica Davis 02:30 pm April 17, 2018
The agency has been on the watchdog's list for three years due to a long list of vulnerabilities, from mismanagement to ambiguous policies.
By 03:29 pm April 11, 2018
The Coast Guard just announced a partnership with DoD on its MHS Genesis EHR project, as the State Department put out an RFI for its own EHR: What’s next for the federal branch?
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm April 11, 2018
Spending on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces has decreased, as Veterans Affairs has ramped up IT modernization efforts, according to a Deltek report.

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