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.

VA Wants a New Cloud for Its Mobile Apps

The effort comes as VA reworks its entire online presence to make services more accessible and user-friendly for some 9 million veterans.

VA is Rethinking Its Entire Online Presence

The Veterans Affairs Department wants to know what it would take to create a one-stop online shop for veteran services.

Trump Picks Marine Vet To Take Over Veterans Affairs IT

If confirmed, James Gfrerer would step into a difficult job, as IT is at the center of VA’s mandate to modernize.  

VA Creates Special Office to Direct $16B Health Record Overhaul

The House Veterans Affairs Committee also unveiled the lawmakers who will track the project from its new subcommittee.

How the VA is Personalizing Veteran Services With a Single Website

The VA Digital Service thinks veterans shouldn’t have to know the agency’s bureaucracy to find the benefits they’re looking for.

Veterans IT Office Wants Support Through Transformation Process

The offices focused on the department’s IT infrastructure are looking for support services to help manage through a reorganization.

We Need a DARPA-Like Program for Veterans’ Problems, Experts Say

Dedicating funds to veterans’ health care needs could bring more products to market faster, experts told Congress.

House Passes Bill to Keep Tabs on VA’s Health Records Modernization

Lawmakers plan to keep a close eye on the implementation of the $10 billion project.

Trump’s Pick to Lead VA Is a Surprise to Many, Including the Nominee

Robert Wilkie has been serving in the job in an acting capacity since March.

VA Signs $10 Billion Health Records Contract With Cerner

VA will formally pursue the same health records platform as the Pentagon.

VA Dems Demand Answers on Electronic Health Records Delay

A $16 billion contract to modernize health records has been in limbo during turmoil at the agency.

With No Permanent Leadership, VA Forges Ahead on $16 Billion Health Records Effort

The Veterans Affairs Department will press on with its electronic health records contract without a permanent secretary or chief information officer.

VA CIO Announces Immediate Departure

Scott Blackburn joined the VA in 2014 and served as acting CIO since September.

Audit: Veterans Affairs IT Security Officials Have A Lot Of Work To Do

The annual FISMA report includes 29 recommendations to fix significant security weaknesses in eight areas.