“The Department of Veterans Affairs is in some hot water with Congress. During a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, lawmakers were shocked to find that the electronic health record program was already $350 million over budget. Ed Meagher, former VA chief technology officer, says that in addition to these budgetary issues, VA’s plan to implement a Cerner-based EHR system is unworkable…” Watch the broadcast here.
Source: Issues with the VA’s electronic health records program – By Andrew Wagner, December 4, 2018. Government Matters.