Development challenges were behind the decision to delay the rollout of an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at the first site, the Department of Veterans Affairs told members of Congress.
In today's Federal Newscast, in an open letter to the Democratic candidates for president, Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) asked them how they plan to rebuild the federal workforce.
The decision to delay the initial rollout of new electronic health record capabilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs will get a closer look from Congress this week, as the inspectors general at both VA and the Defense Department announced the start of a rare, joint audit of the agencies' EHR modernization efforts.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that while diversity has increased among workers at the State Department overall, that has not been the case for upper level managers.
In today's Federal Newscast, the American Federation of Government Employees is bashing a White House proposal to cut funding and staff at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Members on the House Veterans Affairs Committee say they plan to double down on their oversight of VA's electronic health record modernization amid a recent decision to delay the initial rollout.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is challenging a New Jersey law enforcement policy D-O-J says obstructs federal immigration enforcement.
The department had planned to deploy the multibillion dollar EHR at its first site in Spokane, Washington, next month. Officials said they would announce a new schedule "in the coming weeks."
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie on Wednesday defended the firing of his deputy secretary, describing the removal as a "simple business decision."
An ever-growing to-do list from Congress and $1 billion in technical debt are behind the Department of Veterans Affairs' push to modernize.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is getting ready to announce new vetting procedures for foreign military members studying and training at U.S. facilities.
Defense health IT officials say they're seeing only about one-third the number of trouble tickets as they encountered during the initial wave of MHS Genesis deployments.
Congress is worried a 10-year, $2.5 billion financial management business transformation initiative is getting lost in the shuffle at the Department of Veterans Affairs, as several other IT initiatives consume the agency's time and resources.
Trying to improve mission delivery in a political mud bath just doesn't work. That's according to former Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin.