The Pentagon says it’s seen progress since the department’s independent testing office found the military’s electronic health record system is not “operationally suitable.”
The Veterans Affair and Defense department are taking on something that rarely succeeds — changing culture and technology all at once.
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie described the development as one of the biggest IT contracts in federal government.
Developers, integrators, users and administrators at the Defense Department need to focus on the results and not give up or complain to one another.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee also signed off on a clear oversight process for VA’s electronic health record modernization project, plus several other pieces of new legislation.
Former VA chief information officer Scott Blackburn, just one week after announcing his immediate resignation, says the agency’s ambitious move to the same electronic health record system as the Defense Defense Department is still moving forward, despite a shakeup in leadership.
The departure of Scott Blackburn as acting chief information officer creates another gaping hole among top leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department.
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In today’s Federal Newscast, President Donald Trump presided over the signing of the “One Federal Decision” memorandum of understanding, in which seven of his cabinet secretaries took part.
Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said he moved intentionally fast to bring bold transformation to the department.