electronic health records (EHRs)

House Veterans Affairs Committee ranking member Mike Bost (R-IL) urges veterans to seek help if they are feeling suicidal during a news conference with (L-R) Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images).

House lawmakers introduce bipartisan VA electronic health record reform bill

The bill would require the VA to ensure its five existing EHR sites meet or exceed performance baselines before taking the system live at any additional locations.
EMIGRANT, MT – JULY 24: Montana Republican Congressman Matt Rosendale speaks at the ceremony to honor the four airman killed in a 1962 B-47 crash at 8,500 feet on Emigrant Peak on July 24, 2021 in Emigrant, Montana. (Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images)

Top House Republican wants to end VA’s Oracle Cerner EHR contract and ‘claw back the money’

Matt Rosendale is bullish on removing Oracle Cerner's EHR system and instead wants the VA to continue using its precursor VistA.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough swears in Deputy Secretary Donald Remy July 19, 2021. (Department of Veterans Affairs)

VA Deputy Secretary Donald Remy to depart

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that Deputy Secretary Donald Remy is set to leave his post, and will be replaced on an acting basis by…