The Veterans Affairs Department has a few more details about its 10-year contract with Cerner Corporation with a new, interoperable electronic health record with the Defense Department.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is launching a veterans benefit advisory board to begin a strategic review of the many and diverse programs VA currently offers.
Details on funding for the new program are still largely unclear. VA, however, believes administrative changes to the current Veterans Choice Program will save billions of dollars over 10 years.
As Congress will soon resume debates over the future of the Veterans Choice Program, the American Federation of Government Employees is urging lawmakers to consider consequences of privatization.
The Veterans Affairs Department indicated more key announcements are coming soon about the next steps for its major electronic health record project.
The Veterans Affairs Department said it’s having trouble meeting its hiring goal of 1,000 new mental health professionals by the end of the year.
The president might call it “reorganization.” Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin might call it “modernization.” But the general principles are the same.
The VA secretary is not merely angry at the MPSB’s recent request to reinstate Brian Hawkins, he’s determined to fire him
The VA’s Innovation Demo Day highlights ideas and inventions to help serve patients and support employees.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said the agency is not privatizing, but additions to the Choice program will help create more comprehensive programs and partnerships to provide veterans with the best care.