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VA renews EHR contract, sets higher penalties for performance metrics missed by vendor

The Department of Veterans Affairs is renewing its multibillion-dollar contract for a new Electronic Health Record, with new terms meant to hold the vendor…

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA EHR leader calls for ‘accelerated delivery’ in fixes to pharmacy disruptions

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VA EHR linked to veterans ‘fatally harmed,’ senators say, but agency still sees way forward for project

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VA extending pandemic IT mindset to continue modernization acceleration

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VA launches virtual tick clinic, expands telehealth for critical areas

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Telemedicine expanding at Veterans Health Administration

Medical house calls largely disappeared sometime in the 1960s but now they’re making a comeback, only virtually.

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VA building on My HealtheVet successes with mobile apps

The Veterans Affairs Department will release the Summary of Care and Blue Button applications for mobile devices this fall. The release is part of a burgeoning…

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