VA Announces New EHR Pilot for March 2020

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to launch a test pilot for the initial operating capabilities of its new EHR system by March 2020.

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VA Plans to Digitize Vietnam Records to Support Mental Health Claims, Treatment

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping to process the claims for Vietnam-era veterans seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder by digitizing combat records previously kept on paper.

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Senator Warns VA About Risks of Outdated EHRs

A senator’s letter to newly confirmed VA Assistant Secretary of Information and Technology and Chief Information Officer James Gfrerer expresses concerns regarding the agency’s health IT modernization efforts.

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VA Looks to Improve Interoperability, EHR Access with APIs

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new effort to engage health information technology (IT) developers by making standards-based application programming interfaces available.

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Old Software, New Problems for HHS, Veterans Affairs

College students that rely on the GI Bill to pay for their educations have found themselves coming up short when their monthly bill comes due because the Department of Veterans Affairs software responsible for reimbursing beneficiaries is too old.

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