electronic health records

  • New VA committee chair looking into ‘Mar-a-Lago crowd’ influence at agency

    In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Mark Takano (D-Calif.) is launching an official investigation into the influence of three members of President Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago golf club, on recent personnel and policy decisions at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • When minutes matter to intelligent decisions

    John Kreger, a vice president for public sector programs at MITRE’s Center for Programs and Technology, details four steps to unlock the power of intelligence interoperability.

  • Apple + VA? The very idea sounds cuckoo

    Why does the Department of Veterans Affairs need Apple for mobile electronic health record, and why should Apple get a prescription cut?

  • Enter Robert Wilkie at VA

    An experienced government hand takes over Veterans Affairs and its raft of troubles.

  • The other big wedding: VA and Cerner

    The Veterans Affair and Defense department are taking on something that rarely succeeds — changing culture and technology all at once.

  • Too early to write off DoD e-health record

    Developers, integrators, users and administrators at the Defense Department need to focus on the results and not give up or complain to one another.

  • Random thoughts on a crazy week

    Online government services, unlike freebies like Facebook or Google, won’t sell your data or flood you with ads.

  • Janet Marchibroda: There may be a better system for federal health IT

    The Bipartisan Policy Center has come up with recommendations for a better approach to health information technology.

  • Rep. Walz: VA audit would not be a ‘punitive hammer’

    Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.) is advocating for an audit of the VA it’s important to make sure money and resources are being applied in the most effective manner.

  • Coast Guard’s epic fail

    Will Cerner Corp.’s MHS Genesis provide the safe harbor the Coast Guard needs?