veterans’ affairs

NOAA could start using Oracle Cerner EHR platform next summer

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

VA Secretary says Oracle-Cerner EHR rollout will not continue until patient safety risks are addressed

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VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Monday that the department it is working through an implementation check list for each hospital set to receive the new system.

Sammies award-winner Barbara Morton on the importance of measuring customer experience

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“[I]f the experiences are bad, there's something else at work here that we need to sort of be able to uncover and address before a crisis happens and that’s what we’ve done."

New mental health resources for veterans and their families

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a new training module for veterans and their families to access mental health research and information through Trailhead, a free online learning platform.

Rep. Rosendale questions size of penalty imposed on Cerner-Oracle by VA amid electronic health record system failures

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At a House hearing Tuesday, Rep. Rosendale, R-Mont., cited a figure of $156,750 that according to the lawmaker the VA has withheld from the technology giant.

VA watchdog finds automated IT system errors led agency to incorrectly collect debts from veterans

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The VA’s Office of Inspector General discovered several instances in which the agency collected debts without first providing veterans with legally required notice.

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