Jon Tester

VA legislation in Senate promises closer oversight of IT projects


The bill would task the CIO to create strategic planning on IT projects that would be reviewed by Congress and other officials to increase oversight of the VA's IT portfolio.

Bill to boost transparency on VA’s IT is moving in Senate


A bill to create a third-party oversight board for the VA's EHR modernization is picking up new momentum after the $16 billion project was delayed.

Sen. Tester pushes new VA CIO James Gfrerer for priorities


Days into Gfrerer's tenure, Tester wants "a comprehensive and prioritized list of VA IT projects”

DOD’s e-health record implementation to make a comeback in 2019


The Defense Department will roll out the new EHR at military health facilities in 2019, with plans to be fully operational by 2022.