Healthcare IT News April 15, 2024
Andrea Fox

While testifying on the VA FY 2025 and FY 2026, the Veterans Affairs Secretary said the agency plans to reinvest prior appropriated unused funds into new releases of its Oracle electronic health records next year.

Denis McDonough, secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, told the House VA Committee on Thursday that progress on the EHR Program RESET Act of 2023 – first introduced a year ago – will help address some of the challenges of the Oracle Health electronic health record rollout, and enable wider implementations in 2025.

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While the four-hour Congressional session covered numerous budgetary requests by the VA, legislators asked about some health IT specifics – such as funding to continue the...

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