VA offers more details on the cost, timeline and plan for EHR modernization

The Veterans Affairs Department says it will begin deployment of a new electronic health record at three sites in the Pacific Northwest in October, and…

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Pentagon struggles with change management, governance during EHR rollout, as VA looks on

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Rep. Walz: VA audit would not be a ‘punitive hammer’

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Lawmakers, VSOs coming around on BRAC-like process for VA but still disagree over details

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Senate has approved legislation that would extend a program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care.
The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue operating its Choice program until its money runs out, expected early in 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Fix for Veterans Choice shortfall fails in the House with little funds left

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Aurora, Colo., veterans administration hospital

Lawmakers call for full review of outdated and crumbling VA facilities

The Veterans Affairs Department spends too much money on bricks and mortar and not enough on its own doctors and nurses, former VA Secretary Anthony Principi…

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Tim Walz

House passes long-awaited VA accountability bill

The House will pass the VA Accountability First and Whistleblower Protection Act, clearing the way for the President to sign the bill later this week….

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Donald Trump, David Shulkin, Mike Pence

Trump’s 2018 budget gives VA a big boost for Choice, but cuts IT spending

The Veterans Affairs Department may get a big budget boost in fiscal 2018 under the president’s proposal. Most of the additional funding will go toward health care, both in and outside the department. But the budget proposal does suggest cuts, and lawmakers said they’re concerned by possible spending reductions to VA information technology and medical research.

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