Department of Veterans Affairs
VA leveraging cyber innovation on multiple fronts, CISO says
VA CISO Dominic Cussatt said the agency is looking to tackle a range of new technology projects to continue to strengthen its cyber posture.
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.
DOD’s $4B health record system pilots not suitable for use, report says
It says the system "does not demonstrate enough workable functionality to manage and document patient care" and has "poor system usability, insufficient training, and inadequate help desk support."
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.
VA wants a web experience on par with USAA, Bank of America
VA CTO Charles Worthington's vision is "making interacting with the VA online as good as the customer would get when they interact with a private sector company like a bank or insurance company or shopping."
The VA needs to define its tech transfer process more clearly, GAO says
An opaque invention reporting process may be resulting in "lost technology transfer opportunities and royalties for VA," a new report found.