The Department of Veterans Affairs set of deadline of March, 28, 2020 to deploy a first "block" of Cerner electronic health record capabilities at its first "go-live" site in Spokane, Washington. VA said it's confident it'll have a smooth roll-out, and Congress said it's "cautiously optimistic."
The Defense Department is balancing urgency and patience in deploying its new electronic health record system.
Mark Byers, the president of DSS, explains why VA should take a best of breed approach to its electronic health record modernization program.
In today's Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs launched a new training program to help employees impacted by the agency's ongoing electronic health record modernization.
In today's Federal Newscast, the White House says it's considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.
NSA contracted with Palo Alto Networks to put a Zero Trust architecture in place to protect all its sensitive medical data.
In today's Federal Newscast, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington obtained hundreds of emails showing VA officials questioned the Mar-A-Lago crowd's influence on electronic health record modernization.
In today's Federal Newscast, news that the USDA will not be paying as much to employees who chose not to move to Kansas City next month has sparked Congressional outrage.
GAO said VA doesn’t have a comprehensive definition of its current VistA system, or how much it’s spending to keep it up and running.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bill in the House would replace the Windfall Elimination Provision which currently cuts Social Security benefits for federal retirees who worked in a private sector job and also receive a government pension.
Veterans Affairs says it will spend nearly $5 billion over next 10 years to maintain legacy electronic health record while implementing a separate, multi-billion-dollar system at facilities.
Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office will be a single point of accountability for EHR modernization, the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs said. But lawmakers are skeptical.
VA Inspector General Michael Missal said despite enthusiasm for the passage of the Forever GI bill, the agency has yet to meet a single deadline.
Bill James and Drew Myklegard from the Department of Veterans Affairs said they’ve created essentially a “wall outlet” for third-party applications.