A new survey from Grant Thornton and the Technology Business Management Council highlights how CIOs view their roles and how they want to be more of a trusted partner.
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.
LaVerne Council, the national managing principal for Enterprise Technology Strategy and Innovation at Grant Thornton and a former Veterans Affairs Department CIO, said agency technology executives have to tackle their challenging roles by combining their mission goals with IT strategies based on data to build trust across the department.
Roopangi Kadakia joins the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief information security officer after spending the last five years at NASA.
The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs certified to Congress that their electronic health records could finally exchange data in a meaningful way. But lawmakers aren’t satisfied with that assertion.
Leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department pledge to Congress that the money and time they’ve been given to help overhaul the agency’s IT systems will not be in vain.
Steve Grewal joined the General Services Administration as its new deputy chief information officer after spending the last four years at the Education Department.
Department of Veterans Affairs certifies to Congress that is it fully interoperable with DoD medical IT systems. But future of VA’s own health record system is yet to be decided.
VA Deputy CIO for Architecture, Strategy and Design Paul Tibbits said his agency wants to do more with cloud technology, but it needs a clearer message from private industry on what the technology can do for the agency.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out a scheduling pilot program to make it easier for veterans to get access to medical care. The pilot was one of many updates VA’s CIO LaVerne Council shared with lawmakers March 16.