Terry Adirim

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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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/metamorworks)Medical technology concept.

VA looking into ‘root cause’ of EHR outage that also hit DoD, Coast Guard

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VA pushes back second EHR deployment, citing delays in training from COVID-19

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A man receives the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In Afghanistan, where a surge threatens to overwhelm a war-battered health system, 700,000 doses donated by China arrived over the weekend, and within hours,

DoD touts gains in vaccination rates, but worries about Delta variant

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(U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)In this Feb. 9, 2021 photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group host the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine, as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that will convince troops to take the shot. Some Army units are seeing as few as a third agree to the vaccine, others are higher. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

First scientific study of troops and vaccine take-rate finds wide disparities

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Defense Health Program facing $1.8B budget shortfall for 2021

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