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Healthcare Dive: VA snafus prompt bipartisan call for more EHR oversight

“Dive Brief: Bipartisan legislation introduced by two members of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs would establish a third party oversight group to monitor the...

Federal News Network: Dispute between some veterans and VA over health care continues

In the health care dispute between some veterans and the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA has acknowledged providing incorrect information. It promises to correct...

Government Technology Insider: The Department of Veterans Affairs Showcases IT Modernization Leadership

“The Department of Veterans Affairs has emerged from a period of harsh criticism around their IT modernization efforts to become one of the leaders...

VA: VA ensures Veterans have same-day access to emergency mental health care

“As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to provide the best mental health care access possible, VA is reminding Veterans...

Federal News Network: NIH’s employee engagement tool and strategy gets validation from the top

“… The tool, called the Employee Viewpoint Survey Analysis and Results Tool, or EVS ART, helped NIDDK gain a clearer picture of engagement — and...

Nextgov: Health and Human Services’ Patient-Centered Solution to a National Health Crisis

“A nascent project launched by the Health and Human Services Department aims to spur innovation and help solve an expensive health crisis plaguing millions...

Nextgov: VA Looks to 3D-Printing to Improve Veteran Care

“A team of doctors at the Veterans Affairs Department is pioneering new ways to use 3D-printing to plan surgeries, assist amputees and—maybe one day—build...

Potential impact of data source and interoperability messaging on health IT users: a study...

“Objective Share the findings from a series of studies that address HIE system deficiencies for an Electronic Health Record (EHR) viewer which accesses multiple...

VA’s Wilkie Outlines Suicide prevention collaboration with DoD, NIH, HHS

“… Wilkie continues, "A few weeks ago, the president launched a nation-wide effort to tackle suicide, and that is with me in the lead...

NIH seeks public input on BRAIN Initiative

In 2018 NIH established both a new BRAIN Initiative Working Group of the ACD and a BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Subgroup to review recent scientific progress and propose updates...