health

VA officially signs contract for new electronic health record system

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days 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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 5 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."

How VA spent $1.1B in 6 years on EHRs it’s now trying to replace

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

VA paid more than two-thirds of it — $741 million — to just 15 contractors.

VA, White House explore medical record interoperability with private hospitals

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

VA is working with the White House's Office of American Innovation to brainstorm how it can become interoperable with private facilities.