electronic health records (EHRs)

The VA is developing new metrics for measuring its digital transformation

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

The VA is close to launching a "balanced scorecard" to measure the success of the VA's various digital transformation efforts.

VA ‘confident’ it will launch new EHR by March 28 — barring this one thing

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

There's one hypothetical situation, officials told lawmakers, that could keep the VA from going live with the EHR in late March.

Federal prisons shopping for EHR system

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

The Federal Bureau of Prisons needs help adopting an EHR in some tricky environments.

VA rollout of new scheduling tool will take two years longer than expected

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

The VA estimates it will be 2025 before the modernized scheduling tool is deployed across the nation.

VA launches EHR training program

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

As of Sept. 12, the VA has selected 76 trainees to join the 12-to-18-month program.

Backlog of VA medical records awaiting digitization is 5 miles tall

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

That's taller than 18 Empire State Buildings. The department hasn't been able to keep up with digitization tasks created by a 2014 law.

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