The Department of Veterans Affairs’ latest pause in the rollout of its new Electronic Health Record will last longer expected.
House VA Committee Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.) says the VA has yet to provide a clear picture of what a successful rollout of the Oracle-Cerner EHR looks like from here, given the system’s track record.
Veterans Affairs doesn't dare let its venerable VistA health records system fade away and leave doctors with nothing.
VA is telling Congress it understands what went wrong in previous deployments of its new Electronic Health Record, and is confident short-term fixes will allow the agency to resume the project.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, facing an increased workload as more veterans seek VA health care and benefits, is prepared to significantly staff up under the Biden administration’s fiscal 2024 budget request.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will need to rely on its legacy electronic health record, VistA, for another five-to-10 years, if not longer.
Terry Adirim, the program executive director of the VA’s EHR Modernization Integration Office is leaving the agency, effective Feb. 25.
Two of the top Republicans on the House Veterans Affairs Committee are leading colleagues in calling on the VA to postpone future rollouts of its new, multibillion dollar Electronic Health Record until improvements are made.
Kshemendra Paul, the VA's first permanent chief data officer, is leaving the agency in November to join the Energy Department as an assistant inspector general.
The VA is also sending letters to every veteran who may have been impacted by problems with the EHR currently running at five VA locations across the U.S.
Deputy VA Secretary Donald Remy told members of the Senate Appropriations Committee that the agency won’t proceed with future EHR go-lives until it addresses persistent outages and patient safety concerns.
For many years the Department of Veterans Affairs has worked to make it easier for veterans to access VA services. Now the department is two months into an effort to make it easier for vendors — and what the department calls "innovators" — to put their services and capabilities before VA program and contract people. It's a website called Pathfinder.
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Rising costs estimated for the Veterans Affairs Department to fully migrate to its new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system are making the project a tough sell to Congress, as lawmakers consider alternatives.