Matt Rosendale

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VA puts AI use cases into ‘operational phase’ to meet its health care mission

VA has identified over 100 AI use cases so far. VA Chief Technology Officer Charles Worthington told members of the House VA Committee last week that 40…

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House lawmakers concerned half of VA’s IT contracting dollars going to 10 companies

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VA EHR leader calls for ‘accelerated delivery’ in fixes to pharmacy disruptions

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In this May 29, 2017 photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Bost speaks to veterans at VFW Post  4183 in Belleville, Ill. Democrat Brendan Kelly is trying to retake a Southern Illinois House seat that Democrats held for more than 30 years before Bost won it in 2014. (Steve Nagy/Belleville News-Democrat, via AP)

‘The biggest problem every day’: House VA Committee chairman fed up with troubled EHR rollout

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IT modernization

VA secretary urges EHR rollout to continue, but ‘very concerned’ about system outages

The VA’s new Electronic Health Record is now running at a third location, although lawmakers remain concerned about future rollouts.

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House lawmakers seek VA EHR pause, ‘gravely concerned’ for patient safety

System outages and patient safety concerns associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ new electronic health record have led to top members of…

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

About 83% of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ initial go-live site in Spokane, Washington, say their morale has worsened due to the electronic health record implementation over the last year. VA is eyeing February as its target for deploying the EHR to its second site.

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