electronic health records

(Thomas Hatzenbuhler/AOC Photo Branch)The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is a time-honored tradition of more than 50 years. Once decorated, the tree will be lit from nightfall until 11:00 p.m. each evening through January 1, 2022.

Five (or so) things government’s gotta do next year

A few of the nagging challenges agencies really need to get squared away in 2022.

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Veteran Affairs building near the White House in Washington, Feb. 14, 2018. An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

VA’s electronic health record system for scheduling patients requires training

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(Spokane VA Medical Center Photo)veterans affairs spokane washington, Mann-Grandstaff

Congress fears VA is ‘moving on’ amid persistent EHR challenges, low employee morale at initial go-live site

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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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(Spokane VA Medical Center Photo)veterans affairs spokane washington, Mann-Grandstaff

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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This May 25, 2021 photo shows a U.S. Passport cover in Washington.  The Biden administration says American citizens holding recently expired U.S. passports will be allowed to return home from abroad on that document until the end of year. (AP Photo/Eileen Putman)

US citizens can now self-select their gender on their passports

The State Department makes a big policy change to passports. All federal fighters will likely make no less than $15 dollars an hour. And Guantanamo Bay…

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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

The latest “go-live” for MHS Genesis installations nearly doubled the system’s footprint in a single day. It stands at 42,000 active users.

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