Congress Doesn’t Know Who’s in Charge of VA’s $10 Billion Health Records Overhaul

Lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do about the lack of accountability within the program’s leadership.

The New Apple Watch Is Going to Have More of Your Health Data Than Your Doctor

Owners of the watch can get hospital-grade heart monitoring in 30 seconds.

Lawmaker: Don’t Let “Rudderless Leadership” Cripple VA Health Record Overhaul

The program’s chief administrator resigned less than two months after taking charge of the project. Another top official left her post days earlier.

Facebook Is Dipping its Toe Into Medical AI Research

Facebook’s project could make MRIs more efficient.

Report: Private Trump Advisers Tried to Derail the VA’s Multibillion-Dollar IT Overhaul

A ProPublica investigation found three advisers weighed in heavily on the hiring and firing of high-level tech leaders within the agency.

Pentagon to Increase Health Records Contract Ceiling By Another Billion

The increase includes looping the Coast Guard into the contract, as well as additional capabilities.

Google Is Using AI to See Inside the Brain Like Never Before

New data might help neuroscientists better understand the structure of the brain.

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.

House Passes Bill to Open Government Data About Opioid Abuse

The Health and Human Services Department would have to build a dashboard to share information about substance abuse, treatment and recovery.