An ever-growing to-do list from Congress and $1 billion in technical debt are behind the Department of Veterans Affairs’ push to modernize.
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.
IT at the Department of Veterans Affairs took center stage on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as the House Veterans Affairs Committee held two hearings in attempt to better understand the agency’s long list of challenges.
Before James Gfrerer, VA chief information officer, answers the ranking member of the Veterans Affairs Committee, he should meet with many of his stakeholders to understand the lay of the land.
The president’s nominees for the Veterans Affairs Department’s chief information officer and accountability and whistleblower protection director promised they would spark a long-awaited culture change at the agency.
Congress is wise to jump onto oversight of two departments’ electronic health records projects.
A nomination hearing for chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department comes as half of senior leadership positions within the VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Office are empty.
President Donald Trump plans to nominate James Gfrerer to be the next assistant secretary for information and technology and CIO at VA.