Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

VA appoints a human resources leader within its Office of Information Technology


Devon Beard joins the Office of People Science within the VA’s IT department.

Biden administration cyber apprenticeship sprint creates 194 new programs


42% of cyber apprentices hired through the recruitment push are people of color.

NOAA could start using Oracle Cerner EHR platform next summer


The Department of Commerce agency expects to implement the electronic health records platform as part of the federal electronic health records modernization program.

VA names Lisa Rosenmerkel as acting chief data officer 


She will take up the role on Nov. 5 following the departure of Kshemendra Paul.

Drew Myklegard installed as permanent US deputy federal chief information officer


He has served in the role on an acting basis since the departure of Maria Roat earlier this year.

VA warns 41,500 veterans that EHR deployment issues may have affected care — report


In an interview with The Spokesman-Review newspaper, VA Under Secretary for Health Shereef Elnahal says the department has sent letters to all veterans who may have been affected.