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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.

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James Gfrerer: VA Plans to Complete Partial Cloud Migration by 2024

James Gfrerer, the Department of Veterans Affairs chief information officer, said during the recent ACT-IAC Health Innovation Summit that the department intends to migrate 350 applications to the cloud by 2024, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Gfrerer noted that the number of current and new applications to move to a cloud environment comprises half of the department’s portfolio.

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Sen. Jon Tester: VA CIO James Gfrerer Must Address Dept’s IT Problems

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is requesting James Gfrerer, chief information officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to address the VA’s information technology problems as its newest CIO, according to Tester’s letter dated Jan. 11. Tester cited a number of issues the VA’s Office of Information and Technology has been facing, including the inefficiency of the department to provide GI Bill housing stipends; modernizing the VA’s Electronic Health Records; and the need to go beyond maintaining current IT systems for the department’s medical centers.

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Senate Confirms James Gfrerer as VA’s Information, Technology Leader

James Gfrerer, President Trump’s nominee for assistant secretary of information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has received senate confirmation to fill the role, FCW reported Thursday. He holds years of cybersecurity experience, having previously contributed to Ernst and Young, the U.S. Marine Corps and various interagency programs.

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