David Shulkin

VA wants to use AI to boost veteran experience

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

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

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