VA EHR modernization

(Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

The Department of Veterans Affairs also envisions additional funding for its electronic health record modernization program, accountability office and…

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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)Veteran Affairs building near the White House in Washington, Feb. 14, 2018. An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

VA sees trust improve by 24% in five years, thanks to veterans experience effort

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

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Third time’s the charm? VA sets new date for initial electronic health record rollout

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA sets new July goal for initial electronic health record rollout

Development challenges were behind the decision to delay the rollout of an initial set of electronic health record capabilities at the first site, the…

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Is VA’s $2.5B financial management overhaul getting lost in an IT budget stretched too thin?

Congress is worried a 10-year, $2.5 billion financial management business transformation initiative is getting lost in the shuffle at the Department of…

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi Tanno)Washington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA insists it’s ready for initial EHR deployment at first go-live site in March

The Department of Veterans Affairs set of deadline of March, 28, 2020 to deploy a first “block” of Cerner electronic health record capabilities at its first “go-live” site in Spokane, Washington. VA said it’s confident it’ll have a smooth roll-out, and Congress said it’s “cautiously optimistic.”

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