David Shulkin

VA wants to use AI to boost veteran experience


The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to better leverage artificial intelligence in the front-facing services it provides to its customers.

Without key leadership, VA EHR modernization is off to worrisome start, lawmakers say


Top leadership at the VA has been anything but consistent for the past year, and it's causing lawmakers to worry about the department's newly signed $10 billion EHR deal.

VA officially signs contract for new electronic health record system


The deal with Cerner is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years. The goal is "to do right by both Veterans and taxpayers," acting Secretary Robert Wilkie said.

New VA rule allows for telehealth care across state lines


The rule overrides a patchwork of state-specific telehealth rules with a single dictate: doctors anywhere can treat patients anywhere.

DOD’s e-health record implementation to make a comeback in 2019


The Defense Department will roll out the new EHR at military health facilities in 2019, with plans to be fully operational by 2022.

Departed VA CIO Blackburn says Cerner EHR contract will proceed, despite leadership changes


But, he said, that will come with a brief pause to catch new leadership up to speed.