VA EHR Modernization

VA software shuffle could delay national rollout of patient scheduling

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

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?

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

“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

by Billy Mitchell • 8 months ago

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

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