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)

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

House VA Committee Chairman Mike Bost (R-Ill.) says the VA has yet to provide a clear picture of what a successful rollout of the Oracle-Cerner EHR looks…

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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

The Department of Veterans Affairs underestimated the costs of the physical infrastructure upgrades needed to prepare VA medical facilities for its new…

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

Employees and congressional stakeholders say the VA faces tough decisions with its ongoing strategic review, as the initial rollout of a new electronic…

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

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said the department will launch a strategic review of the electronic health records modernization program, following an analysis of the agency’s initial deployment at its first site last fall.

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