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VA EHR ‘not even close’ to meeting patient needs right now, deputy secretary tells senators

Deputy VA Secretary Donald Remy told members of the Senate Appropriations Committee that the agency won’t proceed with future EHR go-lives until it addresses…

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Union representing DoD civilians has big objection to next year’s budget proposal

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VA hired 59,000 employees this fiscal year, but still struggles with workforce shortages

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Congress fears VA is ‘moving on’ amid persistent EHR challenges, low employee morale at initial go-live site

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Senate appropriators want to add $24B to defense budget in bill

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Few VA employees easily navigating new EHR after training, months of use, auditors say

The inspector general at the Department of Veterans Affairs delivered a double-edged blow to VA’s electronic health record modernization efforts this week,…

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VA makes the case for another record funding request in 2022

The Department of Veterans Affairs expects the pandemic-driven surge in demand for its services will continue well into 2022, putting pressure on its staff…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)Nineteen C-130J aircraft take part in an elephant walk before takeoff during an exercise Mar. 15, 2018, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Numerous C-130J units from around the Air Force participated in a training event to enhance operational effectiveness and joint interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rhett Isbell)

Air Force faces first test from Congress in divesting from legacy systems

The Air Force wants to save $1.4 billion by getting rid of obsolete weapons.

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