Mike Bost

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)

House lawmakers pan VA EHR as ‘bad investment’ with upcoming $39B cost estimate

Rising costs estimated for the Veterans Affairs Department to fully migrate to its new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system are making the project a tough…

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VA seeks higher pay caps for more health care workers to address high turnover rates

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VA looks to do more with fewer facilities as it rethinks real estate needs

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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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(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

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VA’s unreliable infrastructure estimates raise more questions about EHR’s cost

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VA faces pivotal moment with EHR after months of lingering usability problems

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VA launches strategic review, considers schedule changes amid concerns with new EHR

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VA moving too slowly to address sexual harassment failures within its workforce, Congress says

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it will take months, years in some cases, to implement needed changes to its sexual harassment policies, training…

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Reoccurring management challenges at the heart of VA’s recent GI bill confusion, agency admits

The Veterans Benefits Administration announced plans to reset its implementation of portions of the Forever GI Act, but the approach sparked confusion…

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Bill to streamline HR hiring at Veterans Affairs passes House

In today’s Federal Newscast, a newly passed House bill would reform the way the Veterans Affairs Department hires human resources people.

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