The decision to delay the initial rollout of new electronic health record capabilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs will get a closer look from Congress this week, as the inspectors general at both VA and the Defense Department announced the start of a rare, joint audit of the agencies’ EHR modernization efforts.
In January, GAO released a report examining the current state of the non-pharmaceutical Federal Supply Schedules, and making 11 recommendations.
The president’s 2021 budget request includes some $20 billion in agency program reductions and $28 billion in program eliminations. Here are several highlights from the president’s most recent proposal.
Nagesh Rao, the director of business technology solutions at the SBA, and Jim Trinka, the chief talent management officer in the Office of Information and Technology, say by focusing on customer experience, the applications, systems and people are improving how they meet their mission goals.
Members on the House Veterans Affairs Committee say they plan to double down on their oversight of VA’s electronic health record modernization amid a recent decision to delay the initial rollout.
Veterans in rural areas often have to deal with a shortage of medical practitioners — a new Veterans Affairs initiative is aiming to fix that.
The department had planned to deploy the multibillion dollar EHR at its first site in Spokane, Washington, next month. Officials said they would announce a new schedule “in the coming weeks.”
Karen Brazell and Angela Billups with the Department of Veterans Affairs join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the VA’s VALOR initiative, and give an update on the agency’s supply chain modernization.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on Wednesday defended the firing of his deputy secretary, describing the removal as a “simple business decision.”
Better government service is an always-moving target.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Competitive Pay for Leaders in Veterans Health Care Act will correct an unintended consequence from a 2010 bill that was supposed to help Veterans Affairs Department fill Senior Executive Service positions.
An ever-growing to-do list from Congress and $1 billion in technical debt are behind the Department of Veterans Affairs’ push to modernize.
A sexual assault allegation from inside a VA hospital has led to rancor among officials.
Kelly Morrison, a senior advisor at USAID, and Mona Siddiqui, the HHS CDO, are among several federal technology executives who are moving to the private sector in early 2020.