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The path to success for VA’s health record modernization

Anthony Principi, who served as secretary of Veterans Affairs from 2001 to 2005 and is a member of the Cerner Government Advisory Board, explains why the…

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How the contractor thinks the new electronic records systems is going at the Department of Veterans Affairs

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana.The U.S. Capitol is seen at night after negotiators sealed a deal for COVID relief, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana.

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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(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)An election worker examines ballots as vote counting in the general election continues at State Farm Arena on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

There is a lot of work to be done once we ditch this election storm

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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, a ballot drop box is shown where voters can drop off absentee ballots instead of using the mail outside the Detroit Pistons training facility in Detroit. NFL, NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and college venues are serving various roles in unprecedented ways, including providing space for people to vote while social distancing on Election Day. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Veterans group teaming up with DHS to fight foreign election interference

In today’s Federal Newscast, Vietnam Veterans of America and DHS’ Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency say they’re trying to stop disinformation…

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VA marking milestone with initial EHR rollout, but long-term road ahead still unclear

Veterans Affairs is going live with an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at its first site. The rollout is an achievement after years of preparations, but may not serve as an indicator of the long-term modernization prospects.

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