James Byrne

Pamela Powers tapped to perform duties as VA’s No.2


Part of those duties is to serve as the top authority on the VA's EHR modernization program.

VA lacks infrastructure and staffing for EHR rollout, forthcoming IG report says


A soon-to-be-published IG report found IT problems and training issues that could cause “cascading failures” in the VA's EHR program.

VA delays EHR launch date for more training


The VA's modernized EHR rollout is being delayed as problems arise in the $16 billion plan. A new schedule is expected in the coming weeks.

VA’s Wilkie: EHR modernization unimpeded after Byrne’s removal


"The mission goes on," even as the top official overseeing the VA's modernization of electronic health records was fired Monday, Secretary Robert Wilkie said.

James Byrne out as No. 2 at VA


James Byrne, deputy sectary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, was fired Monday out of a reported "loss of confidence."

VA ‘confident’ it will launch new EHR by March 28 — barring this one thing


There's one hypothetical situation, officials told lawmakers, that could keep the VA from going live with the EHR in late March.