Healthcare IT News October 8, 2021
Kat Jercich

The Department of Veterans Affairs has partnered with the Institute for Defense Analyses to capture end-to-end costs of the program.

The Department of Veterans Affairs has partnered with the Institute for Defense Analyses to provide an analysis and full cost estimate of the agency’s beleaguered electronic health record modernization program.  

During a House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hearing Thursday, VA Office of Information and Technology Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Paul Brubaker said he estimated the effort will take 12 months to complete once it’s launched later this month.  

The contract, he said, is aimed at ensuring that “once and for all, we capture all of these end-to-end costs and can present them to the committee as requested.”...

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