Becker's Healthcare May 13, 2024
Naomi Diaz

Three senators are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to prioritize stronger accountability standards in their ongoing contract negotiations with Oracle Health.

Sens. Jon Tester, Patty Murray and Sherrod Brown — all members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee — called on the VA to advocate for more accountability measures when it comes to the department’s EHR modernization contract with Oracle Health, which is set to end on May 16.

“We are writing to urge the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to act to protect taxpayers and veterans through stronger accountability provisions in the ongoing contract negotiations with Oracle Health related to the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program,” the senators wrote in a letter to VA Deputy Secretary...

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