VA delays EHR launch date for more training
The VA's modernized EHR rollout is being delayed as problems arise in the $16 billion plan. A new schedule is expected in the coming weeks.
VA’s Wilkie: EHR modernization unimpeded after Byrne’s removal
"The mission goes on," even as the top official overseeing the VA's modernization of electronic health records was fired Monday, Secretary Robert Wilkie said.
James Byrne out as No. 2 at VA
James Byrne, deputy sectary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, was fired Monday out of a reported "loss of confidence."
VA launches institute to work on AI for veterans programs
The institute, led by director Gil Alterovitz, will "prioritize and realize" AI research and development on behalf of veterans.
VA brings in FedTech for employee innovation trainings
The group will train Veterans Health Administration employees on "new ways to use innovation and creativity within VA."
VA launches EHR training program
As of Sept. 12, the VA has selected 76 trainees to join the 12-to-18-month program.