Tag Archives: Electronic Health Record Modernization

VA Migrates Data for Upcoming EHR Implementation; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has finished data-related preparations needed for the new VA health record's upcoming implementation in the Pacific Northwest region. The migration allows health care practioners to visualize information via the EHR modernization system at the Washington-based Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. 

Read More »

GAO Identifies 16 Mission-Critical Federal IT Acquisition Programs

IT Modernization

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has identified and profiled 16 mission-critical information technology acquisitions of federal agencies. GAO said that federal agencies expect to generate cost savings from 13 of those mission-critical IT acquisitions once deployed due to a number of factors, including security improvement, legacy system shutdown and elimination of paper-based processes.

Read More »

VA Launches Patient Scheduling Tech

VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has rolled out a new tool meant to help care providers and patients schedule appointments efficiently. VA said Monday that it will deploy the Centralized Scheduling Solution at various health facilities to speed up patient-care coordination activities.

Read More »

James Gfrerer: VA Works Toward Digital Transformation

James Gfrerer, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has said the VA Office of Information and Technology has embarked on multiple digital projects with the internt to transform service delivery. He wrote in a commentary posted Thursday on FCW that digital transformation involves the integration of technology, processes and personnel.

Read More »