VA EHR Modernization
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.
Sen. Tester pushes new VA CIO James Gfrerer for priorities
Days into Gfrerer's tenure, Tester wants "a comprehensive and prioritized list of VA IT projects”
Cerner touts early success for DOD e-health record modernization
A top Cerner official said "we’re well-positioned to soon kick off the next phase of deployment across military medical facilities in California and Idaho."
Who’s really accountable for interoperability of DOD, VA e-health records?
“In the past situations, what we’ve seen historically is that when everyone is responsible, no one is responsible," said GAO's Carol Harris. "I think that’s what has led us to where we are today."
Wilkie: VA and DOD ‘will be joined from the hip’ on EHR rollout
The secretary of Veterans Affairs said “from here on out, DOD and VA will be joined from the hip" on EHR implementation.