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VA resuming EHR deployments in March, restructuring management of massive project

The Department of Veterans Affairs will deploy its electronic health record to a second site in March, with another 10 go-lives tentatively planned for…

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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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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

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

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No pay raise? So grab a COLA

Some clever, eligible federal workers are considering retiring later this year to be on the retirement roles for the January 2019 cost of living adjustment….

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Congress takes another shot at fixing outdated, lengthy veterans appeals process

Some members of Congress are encouraged by a new solution to overhaul the outdated and lengthy appeals process for veterans. Members of the House and Senate…

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Claims backlog is up, but National Work Queue slowly finding its footing, VA says

The Veterans Benefits Administration sees progress with the National Work Queue, the automatic workload system that assigns a veteran’s claim to the regional office that has the most capacity to immediately begin work. But Congress is concerned the NW Queue creates unnecessary confusion and can’t address the growing backlog of veterans claims.

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