electronic health records (EHRs)
VA, DOD launch joint office to make decisions on health record interoperability
But the office, called FERHM, is currently unstaffed.
Rep. Banks proposes legislation to streamline governance of DOD-VA interoperability efforts
The current model "is not living up to Congress’ vision for a single point of accountability," the Indiana Republican says.
VA holding back speed of EHR development to benefit veterans, leaders say
Cerner wants VA to go faster, but "we're holding them back," said the EHR project's lead.
Veterans to get iPhone health record access this summer
Within 24 hours of visiting a VA facility, veterans will be able to access their updated health information in the Apple Health app, according to the VA's plans.
VA software shuffle could delay national rollout of patient scheduling
Despite a successful pilot to replace the system at the center of the department's 2014 scheduling scandal, VA will now pivot to adopt different software, delaying the nationwide rollout potentially by years.
Rep. Susie Lee to lead House Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization subcommittee
She'll provide oversight of the VA's 10 year $10 billion EHR modernization, among other things.