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.
Congress is wise to jump onto oversight of two departments’ electronic health records projects.
Senate version of Defense funding bill would require detailed examination of MHS Genesis by the Government Accountability Office.
Justification documents published by the Pentagon Tuesday increase the ceiling value of the MHS Genesis contract to $5.5 billion.
The Pentagon says it’s seen progress since the department’s independent testing office found the military’s electronic health record system is not “operationally suitable.”
The Veterans Affair and Defense department are taking on something that rarely succeeds — changing culture and technology all at once.
Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie described the development as one of the biggest IT contracts in federal government.
Developers, integrators, users and administrators at the Defense Department need to focus on the results and not give up or complain to one another.
Report by DoD’s office of operational test and evaluation recommends the department temporarily pause further deployments of its electronic health record, MHS Genesis.
The departure of Scott Blackburn as acting chief information officer creates another gaping hole among top leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department.