electronic health records (EHRs)
House appropriators propose $12B increase for VA’s budget, including big IT boost
The VA asked for a lot of money from Congress. It could get almost all that it wanted.
Better communication still needed on VA’s EHR push, congressional watchdog says
The VA still needs to improve its internal communications about the massive EHR program it is undertaking to better include stakeholder viewpoints, a GAO found.
VA’s EHR transition could cause ‘patient safety risk’
Two IG reports show underlying issues in the VA's electronic health record modernization program that could cause delays for years and limit access to health care.
Inside the HHS system informing White House coronavirus decisions
The Department of Health and Human Services' CIO shop developed HHS Protect in nine days and continues to scale the platform used by hundreds of officials, including Dr. Deborah Birx.
VA, DOD expand third-party access to health data
Hospitals outside of the VA and DOD health systems now have a single access point to request health records as part of the departments' joint health information exchange.
DOD awards $429M to support legacy EHR during move to new platform
Under the contract, CliniComp International will support the maintenance and eventual decommissioning of the company's electronic health record software as the military transitions to a new system.