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.
Former Trump campaign staffer picked as new acting CIO at VA
Camilo Sandoval has been a controversial figure.
Acting VA CIO Scott Blackburn resigns
He announced his resignation in a tweet with an accompanying letter calling his work with VA "the honor of my life."