health

Wilkie: VA and DOD ‘will be joined from the hip’ on EHR rollout

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The secretary of Veterans Affairs said “from here on out, DOD and VA will be joined from the hip" on EHR implementation.

Winner of DHS’s Hidden Signals challenge uses Twitter to predict biothreats

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

Pandemic Pulse pulls information from the social media platform as well as several other public data sources.

VA officially signs contract for new electronic health record system

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

The deal with Cerner is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years. The goal is "to do right by both Veterans and taxpayers," acting Secretary Robert Wilkie said.

VA’s EHR contract pause, lack of permanent CIO draw scrutiny in Senate

by Billy Mitchell • 10 months ago

Sen. Jerry Moran is worried a pause on VA's EHR contract could put the plan at serious risk of disruption.

Meet the startup building PTSD-fighting software for veterans

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

Potentia Labs initially began working with the VA after a Center for Innovation industry competition in 2014.

VA struggling to manage $543M contract for medical equipment tracking system

by Billy Mitchell • 11 months ago

The report substantiates the depiction of the project in reports earlier this year, which revealed fear of a "catastrophic failure of the program as a whole."

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