EHR modernization

VA will pause EHR deployments through at least 2021, department says

The Department of Veterans Affairs will start from scratch on a new, independent lifecycle estimate for the electronic health record modernization project,…

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

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

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VA vows to pause EHR rollout at future sites until strategic review is complete

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VA faces pivotal moment with EHR after months of lingering usability problems

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VA launches strategic review, considers schedule changes amid concerns with new EHR

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Congress unveils details of massive $1.4T omnibus spending package

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VA touts successful first EHR go-live: ‘A lot of things worked’

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VA sets new July goal for initial electronic health record rollout

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What’s driving VA’s EHR delay? Congress, IGs begin oversight in earnest this week

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IT modernization

$1B in technical debt driving VA’s massive IT modernization efforts

An ever-growing to-do list from Congress and $1 billion in technical debt are behind the Department of Veterans Affairs’ push to modernize.

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Why VA is scrapping a successful pilot in favor of Cerner’s scheduling system

Lawmakers are concerned the Department of Veterans Affairs didn’t do its due diligence in making the decision to adopt a new scheduling system from Cerner,…

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Can VA’s new CIO, accountability director finally spark a long-awaited culture change?

The president’s nominees for the Veterans Affairs Department’s chief information officer and accountability and whistleblower protection director promised they would spark a long-awaited culture change at the agency.

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