VA scheduling tool enhancement ‘almost complete,’ just in time to be replaced
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
The two departments are trying to staff up their new joint office to lead the effort in modernizing health records.
GAO: VA isn’t properly tracking maintenance costs of VistA
The VA doesn't know how much it's spending to maintain VistA, according to an audit.
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.
Veterans Affairs to open VistA e-health record maintenance contract this week
The agency plans to begin accepting bids for a five-year contract to manage the IT and data services of its VistA system.
VA officially signs contract for new electronic health record system
The deal with Cerner is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years. The goal is "to do right by both Veterans and taxpayers," acting Secretary Robert Wilkie said.