VA

Veterans to get iPhone health record access this summer

by Billy Mitchell • 6 days ago

Within 24 hours of visiting a VA facility, veterans will be able to access their updated health information in the Apple Health app, according to the VA's plans.

VA software shuffle could delay national rollout of patient scheduling

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks 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 • 1 month ago

The department issued an RFI for testing to help ensure the electronic health records platform is deployed on-time and within budget.

VA modernizes benefits process, digitizing more than 7 million files

by Jared Beinart • 4 months ago

VA has removed more than 7.8 million paper files from 60 locations, resulting in faster, more accurate claims decisions for veterans.

Who’s really accountable for interoperability of DOD, VA e-health records?

by Billy Mitchell • 5 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 • 6 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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