VA defends 12% increase for IT in 2021 budget request
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
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
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.