09:30 am May 18, 2018
After nearly a year of speculation, the Veterans Affairs Department will implement the same EHR as the Department of Defense.
02:36 pm May 16, 2018
In the last four months, the agency has lost about 40 senior staffers and the lack of experienced IT leadership puts the EHR modernization project at risk, 11 Congressional members argue.
11:52 am May 11, 2018
The final rule will override state laws to create a nationwide telehealth program to improve care access and reduce wait times for veterans.
10:18 am May 10, 2018
VA CFO Jon Rychalski told the Senate Appropriations Committee that the latest delays in contract negotiations were because the acting secretary “came in cold” to the position.
01:22 pm May 09, 2018
The bills, introduced by the Committee on Veterans Affairs, also give legislative authority for VA providers to practice telemedicine across state lines.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.