electronic health records (EHRs)
VA will use $670M from transformational fund to supplement 2022 IT budget request
The extra investment takes total funding for the agency’s Office of Information Technology to $5.5 billion.
VHA acting Under Secretary Stone to step down
Richard Stone oversaw agency’s program to modernize its legacy electronic health record system.
HHS to issue timeline for health care data sharing guidance in coming months
New standards on network interoperability will help the agency respond more effectively to a future pandemic.
Department of Veterans Affairs oversight body highlights $2.6B IT overspend
The department's Inspector General finds that unreliable cost estimates were caused in part by insufficient planning.
DOD expands rollout of new EHR
The DOD continues to roll out its electronic health records program that will one day be interoperable with the VA's new system.
VA to pause rollout of new EHR sites during review
The EHR program will be paused while the new secretary reviews the $16 billion, 10-year program, VA officials told Congress.