VA looks to RPA to speed up digitization of its health records

by • 1 year ago

The VA is in search of a managed RPA tool to "streamline the flow of external clinical document sets" into its EHR systems.

Better communication still needed on VA’s EHR push, congressional watchdog says

by • 1 year ago

The VA still needs to improve its internal communications about the massive EHR program it is undertaking to better include stakeholder viewpoints, a GAO found.

VA defends 12% increase for IT in 2021 budget request

by • 2 years ago

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said the department has been "underfunded on the IT front through the past several decades."

The VA is developing new metrics for measuring its digital transformation

by • 2 years ago

The VA is close to launching a "balanced scorecard" to measure the success of the VA's various digital transformation efforts.

VA scheduling tool enhancement ‘almost complete,’ just in time to be replaced

by • 2 years ago

The VA's VistA Scheduling Enhancement is almost here — nearly four years late, well over budget and just in time to be replaced, according to the department's IG.

DOD and VA jointly seek health records modernization director and deputy

by • 2 years ago

The two departments are trying to staff up their new joint office to lead the effort in modernizing health records.