VA

Rep. Banks proposes legislation to streamline governance of DOD-VA interoperability efforts

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

The current model "is not living up to Congress’ vision for a single point of accountability," the Indiana Republican says.

VA holding back speed of EHR development to benefit veterans, leaders say

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Cerner wants VA to go faster, but "we're holding them back," said the EHR project's lead.

Veterans to get iPhone health record access this summer

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months 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 • 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.

VA modernizes benefits process, digitizing more than 7 million files

by Jared Beinart • 6 months ago

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

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