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.

$1.65 Trillion Federal Health Market Will Be Boon For IT Industry

The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments' electronic health records programs will be the largest spending areas, according to analysts.

Trump Fires Shulkin, Taps Personal Physician Ronny Jackson to Lead VA

While a leadership change at the Veterans Affairs Department had been predicted, the nomination of Jackson surprised many.

Kushner Announces ‘Whole of Government’ Plan To Improve Health Tech

Presidential adviser Jared Kushner said the administration has a plan to prioritize access to and interoperability of patient health data.

VA Secretary on $10B Health Records Contract: ‘We Have To Get This One Right’

The Trump administration requested $1.2 billion in fiscal 2019 for a commercial health records contract, which the department is expected to award by March.

Veterans Affairs Wasted Closer to $2 Billion On Failed IT Projects

The department misspent even more than government investigators initially believed in attempting to modernize its health records system.

Why Veterans Affairs Isn’t Waiting for a ‘Perfect’ Health Records Solution

The department’s aiming for as seamless a solution for medical records as technologically possible, VA Secretary David Shulkin said.