Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
DOD adds 6,000 new users to electronic health record system
MHS GENESIS added more than 6,000 new users, mostly in the San Diego region.
T-Mobile brings 5G to Miami VA medical system
T-Mobile has deployed its Ultra Capacity 5G service "in and around" the Miami VA Healthcare System, which serves a population of 149,704 veterans with a capacity of 372 hospital beds.
VA issues new data ethics principles
The VA published nine ethics principles for accessing and handling veterans' data.
GAO tells VA to stop rollout of $16B EHR program, but the VA ‘doesn’t plan to’
The GAO is concerned that the VA has not completed enough testing nor closed enough known issues with the EHR system before moving forward with the program.
VA piloting 5G network across Seattle health care system
The VA's latest foray into 5G brings a new hospital-wide network that should expand bandwidth and reduce latency to enable new emerging technologies in health care.
VA combatting shadow IT by having options ‘readily available’
“You have to give your customers options. If they don't feel like they're getting serviced properly from the central IT function, they'll go find their own way. Because they've got a mission to execute,” said VA's deputy CIO.