Members on the House Veterans Affairs Committee say they plan to double down on their oversight of VA’s electronic health record modernization amid a recent decision to delay the initial rollout.
The department had planned to deploy the multibillion dollar EHR at its first site in Spokane, Washington, next month. Officials said they would announce a new schedule “in the coming weeks.”
Defense health IT officials say they’re seeing only about one-third the number of trouble tickets as they encountered during the initial wave of MHS Genesis deployments.
The Defense Department is balancing urgency and patience in deploying its new electronic health record system.
The launch adds four new bases to the embattled GENESIS electronic health record system.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House says it’s considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.
Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office will be a single point of accountability for EHR modernization, the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs said. But lawmakers are skeptical.
In today’s Federal Newscast, A DHS IG report reveals that a quarter of the 8,000 TSA officers who left the agency in fiscal 2017, left within the first six months on the job.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it may designate an independent arbitrator of sorts to oversee and manage joint decisions from VA and the Defense Department as the two agencies implement a new, commercial electronic health record (EHR).
The organizational chart that maps out responsibilities for ensuring VA’s new electronic health record will work with DoD’s has 16 different boxes in it. That’s a worry for many lawmakers.