EHR modernization

IT modernization

VA secretary urges EHR rollout to continue, but ‘very concerned’ about system outages

The VA’s new Electronic Health Record is now running at a third location, although lawmakers remain concerned about future rollouts.

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After underreporting billions, VA will launch new initiative to review EHR’s costs

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‘Missteps were ours,’ VA’s McDonough says of initial EHR rollout

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it will no longer deploy the new electronic health record on a regional basis. Instead, it will make deployment…

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Few VA employees easily navigating new EHR after training, months of use, auditors say

The inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs delivered a double-edged blow to VA’s electronic health record modernization efforts this week,…

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VA’s EHR strategic review is complete, but path forward isn’t quite ready for primetime

Veterans Affairs has finished its highly-anticipated strategic review of the electronic health record modernization program, but it needs more time to digest the details and finalize a path forward.

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