Rep. Banks proposes legislation to streamline governance of DOD-VA interoperability efforts
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
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
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
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.
VA modernizes benefits process, digitizing more than 7 million files
VA has removed more than 7.8 million paper files from 60 locations, resulting in faster, more accurate claims decisions for veterans.