Trump nominates James Gfrerer to head VA IT

by Billy Mitchell • 3 weeks ago

Gfrerer spent two decades in the Marine Corps and more recently served as an executive director in Ernst & Young, LLP's cybersecurity practice.

Without key leadership, VA EHR modernization is off to worrisome start, lawmakers say

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

Top leadership at the VA has been anything but consistent for the past year, and it's causing lawmakers to worry about the department's newly signed $10 billion EHR deal.

Dominic Cussatt on security innovation at the VA

by FedScoop Staff • 3 months ago

Cussatt talks about his priorities as VA's CISO and more.

DOD’s $4B health record system pilots not suitable for use, report says

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

It says the system "does not demonstrate enough workable functionality to manage and document patient care" and has "poor system usability, insufficient training, and inadequate help desk support."

VA wants a web experience on par with USAA, Bank of America

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

VA CTO Charles Worthington's vision is "making interacting with the VA online as good as the customer would get when they interact with a private sector company like a bank or insurance company or shopping."

Shulkin confident VA will avoid early EHR pitfalls by learning from DOD’s mistakes

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

Shulkin said a finalized contract with Cerner could be coming soon, but first the department is addressing interoperability concerns.