The Veterans Affairs Department wants to hire a contractor by the end of April that can automate processing Agent Orange claims by September.
The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments are beginning a health data exchange pilot project in Virginia as the next phase of their virtual lifetime electronic record development.
The Veterans Affairs Department is working to fix remaining computer glitches that caused it to restrict electronic access to Defense Department patient medical record systems.
The Veterans Affairs Department has canceled its Replacement Scheduling Application Development program, for which it has spent at least $167 million, but it is likely to come back to life in a different form, according to a senior official.
Veterans Affairs Department terminates its Enrollment System Redesign, Pharmacy Reengineering and 10 other failing information technology projects
Roger Baker, the Veterans Affairs Department's CIO, told a House panel today that although the fiscal 2011 budget is flat for information technology, it is enough to fulfill the department's needs.
The Veterans Affairs Department's CIO, Roger Baker, said today he's having trouble getting enough experienced federal IT program managers.
The Veterans Affairs Department is a step ahead of the rest of the federal government in promoting telehealth, also called telemedicine. Now VA is proposing to double its telehealth investment over two years. But without a broader federal strategy behind it, VA’s leap into telehealth is, to some degree, a leap of faith.
In what it describes as a massive transformation, the Veterans Affairs Department is preparing to adopt a relatively new concept called patient-centered care that uses technology to keep patients informed and engaged.
Gail Belles, health care security director for the Veterans Health Administration, addressed the challenges of securing health data exchanges between federal agencies and the private sector.
The VA today introduced its new Open Government Web site with a dashboard showing progress on the VA's IT projects and an idea forum to encourage public engagement.
The Veterans Health Administration has launched a contest to see which employees and contractors can dream up the best ideas for improving its use of health IT.