electronic health records

Delta variant has forced some agencies to adjust return-to-work plans

In today’s Federal Newscast, the delta variant of COVID-19 is pushing back return-to-work timelines for some federal employees.

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

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

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

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(U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Julianne Showalter)Maj. Michael Matchette, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Support Squadron radiologist, reviews computed tomography scans from a trauma patient to determine the severity of the injuries at the Air Force Theater Hospital, Feb. 20. The CT scan process goes directly from the scanning machine to the computer, which allows doctors to diagnose medical problems faster. Matchette is deployed from Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

DoD’s new electronic health record rollout is now about one-third complete

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VA’s unreliable infrastructure estimates raise more questions about EHR’s cost

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IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

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The path to success for VA’s health record modernization

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

VA on Wednesday acknowledged a variety of challenges with the new electronic health record, but it said the Cerner Millennium solution will ultimately…

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

Employees and congressional stakeholders say the VA faces tough decisions with its ongoing strategic review, as the initial rollout of a new electronic…

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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

McDonough acknowledges productivity concerns with VA’s new EHR

Despite several delays, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said he still believed the department could meet its $16 billion, 10-year plan to deploy a new electronic health record.

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