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The VA's switch to its new Cerner EHR carries a hefty price tag: around $10 billion over a decade, officials said.
The opioid epidemic is costing the U.S. significantly more than was previously thought, according to a new White House report.
The Department of Veterans Affairs may merge its healthcare system with the Pentagon's, and many veteran groups are unhappy about it.
Just 1% of service members were treated via telehealth in 2016, but new funding and legislative requirements will likely boost usage.
HHS and CMS plans to broaden its support of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
As Hurricane Irma continues to batter the Florida coast, the Department of Health and Human Services has begun recovery efforts in U.S. territories.
San Diego-based EHR vendor CliniComp contends that VA Secretary David Shulkin's decision to bypass the bidding process "lacks a reasonable basis."
A research effort by the Department of Defense to better understand AI decision-making could be critical to using the technology to diagnose diseases.
The EHR transition is "not something you just do with the turn of a switch,” said Poonam Alaigh, M.D., the VA’s acting undersecretary for health.
VA officials plan to address interoperability deficiencies in pharmacy's IT platform through EHR modernization efforts.