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VA touts successful first EHR go-live: ‘A lot of things worked’

Officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs were enthusiastic about the recent go-live of the new electronic health record, which VA deployed to the…

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VA’s legacy IT spend is going up, even as growing list of new projects call for tech upgrades

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Getty Images/Tasos KatopodisVA Secretary Robert Wilkie (Dec. 19. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Congress is piling on new initiatives for VA, but IT updates are struggling to keep pace

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Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert Wilkie testifies during a Senate Veterans Affairs Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

‘State of the VA is better,’ Wilkie says, but not ‘good’ or ‘excellent’

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie addressed Congress for the first time since his confirmation about 60 days ago.

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Can VA’s new CIO, accountability director finally spark a long-awaited culture change?

The president’s nominees for the Veterans Affairs Department’s chief information officer and accountability and whistleblower protection director promised…

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Senate sets date for VA CIO nomination hearing, amid concerns of ‘rudderless’ EHR leadership

A nomination hearing for chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department comes as half of senior leadership positions within the VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Office are empty.

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