Dr. Peter Levin is Chief Technology Officer & Senior Advisor to the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

Open Government and an Appeal to Vendors

The laws that govern Federal procurement are carefully designed to be equitable to vendors, transparent to taxpayers, and auditable for mistakes or malfeasance.

Thinking about an Open Source Electronic Health Record

Thirty years ago, when clinicians at VA first started building the software components for a “high tech” electronic health record, they stood at the vanguard of patient-centered care.