health care

VA holding back speed of EHR development to benefit veterans, leaders say

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

Cerner wants VA to go faster, but "we're holding them back," said the EHR project's lead.

VA software shuffle could delay national rollout of patient scheduling

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

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.

VA needs a contractor to help test its new EHR

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The department issued an RFI for testing to help ensure the electronic health records platform is deployed on-time and within budget.

DOD’s GENESIS project closes the gap to achieving a single electronic health record

by FedScoop Staff • 7 months ago

The DOD’s chief medical informatics officer discusses his agency’s ambitious GENESIS program to provide a single worldwide EHR system for its 9 million beneficiaries.

New NIH challenge targets apps for improved Alzheimer’s care

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

Suggested ideas include software to aid communication between doctors and Alzheimer's patients, an application to connect patients to existing community resources and more.

White House hosts developers conference on Blue Button 2.0

by Billy Mitchell • 8 months ago

Since the launch of Blue Button 2.0, Seema Verma explained, CMS has seen more than 600 developers “that are starting to look at our data” to build on top of the platform.

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