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.
VA needs a contractor to help test its new EHR
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
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
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
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.
Watchdog: OPM’s health insurance claims system needs security refresh
The IT system that holds federal employee health insurance claims records is not meeting various security monitoring requirements, a report has found.