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MedCityNews: Three takeaways on the VA, VistA and government health IT

“A new study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office dug deeper into what’s happening with the Department of Veterans Affairs and its quest to...

Military News: VA suspends applications for new ID cards due to...

"The Department of Veterans Affairs has suspended applications for its new veteran identification card program due to a large number of applicants. As of Dec....

Event Wrap Up: FedHealthIT 100 Awards & Holiday Networking Reception

“Yesterday evening, I attended the FedHealthIT 100 Awards and Holiday Networking Reception at the Strathmore in Bethesda, MD. From interesting speakers to key federal...

RFI: VA seeks Integrated virtualization software solution

"VA is issuing this RFI to seek comprehensive integrated virtualization software solutions in today s marketplace that can meet the requirements identified below in...

Kansas City Business Journal: Health IT company that sued VA goes...

“The same company that sued the Department of Veterans Affairs over its no-bid contract with Cerner Corp. is now suing Cerner over one of...

New VECTOR prime awardee, Sierra7 picks up another BPA at VA...

This is Sierra7's second BPA for Medical Coding at VA. As part of this $6.3M award, they will support Missouri based VA Medical Centers, adding...

VA seeks new Executive Director to oversee Security Operations Center (SOC)

“The Executive Director, Security Operations oversees the daily operations of the VA's Security Operations Center (SOC) and ensures that the department provides advice and...

VA seeks new Deputy Chief Information Officer for Strategic Sourcing

Located in Washington, the “DCIO serves as the lead IT executive and represents OI&T on all strategic sourcing initiatives and actions. The DCIO is...

Politico: The New Administration eyes changes to Medicaid, food stamps, housing...

“The Trump administration and Republicans in Congress are hoping to make the most sweeping changes to federal safety net programs in a generation, using...

“Fence Post Problem” threatens interoperability in the VA Cerner implementation

Source: Convenience or Interoperability? – By Arthur Allen and David Pittman, December 11, 2017, Politico. "...Some friendly Vistacrats sent us the following video from an...