Eric Trexler, Forcepoint

Opportunities and challenges abound as CDM Phase 3 begins

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure for Forcepoint, explains how CDM can help agencies move toward a more risk…

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Teaching open systems to the next generation of defense engineers

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Rep. Walz: VA audit would not be a ‘punitive hammer’

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FILE - In this April 2, 2015, file photo, a visitor leaves the Sacramento Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Rancho Cordova, Calif. The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York Times reported Saturday, June 20, 2015, online ahead of its Sunday editions. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

In abandoning VistA, VA faces culture change that’s ‘orders of magnitude bigger’ than expected

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VA Secretary David Shulkin (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)David Shulkin

Shulkin announces new direction for VA electronic health record

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced his intention to drop VistA and move the department to a commercial, off-the-shelf electronic health record.

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David Shulkin

Shulkin to release ‘State of VA’ report amid reorganization efforts

The Veterans Affairs Department is preparing a “State of VA” report on the challenges facing the agency, Secretary David Shulkin told reporters Wednesday….

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal a fixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. Veterans health care remains a

VA ‘confident we’re going to commercial’ for EHR, scheduling fixes

The Government Accountability Office had some hard truths for the Veterans Affairs Department, which has failed to produce more modern, interoperable IT systems after years of failed pilots and heated congressional hearings. GAO says VA should drop its plans to modernize VistA and find a commercial option instead.

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