Aug 8th, 2017
Last  year, 700,000 veterans made approximately 2 million telehealth appointments at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals and other facilities, the agency said. To enhance access to care, the VA rolled out two new initiatives. Appointments  at Hand In an event that included President Donald Trump and Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, the VA debuted an ...
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Mar 2nd, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued a stop-work order on development of a central element of the  joint electronic health record (EHR) it is building with the Department of Defense (DoD), according to Federal News Radio. The joint EHR application is being developed under a $102.6 million contract with ASM Research. The project will marry VA’s ...
Aug 27th, 2010
Department of Veteran Administration (VA) employees and contractors report a number of security breach incidents per month, so the world’s largest health care system is posting them on-line. VA Posts: Lost Smartphones, Costly Security Breach was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Apr 16th, 2010
A recent Center for Information Technology Leadership (CITL) study comparing health information technology (IT) in the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to norms in the private sector concludes that the VA spent proportionately more on IT than the private health care sector spent between 1997 and 2007, but it achieved higher levels of IT adoption and quality of ...
Sep 2nd, 2009
Pfizer Inc. and its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc. have agreed to pay $2.3 billion to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from the illegal promotion of certain pharmaceutical products, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Sept. 2. Pfizer Will Pay $2.3 Billion for Fraudulent Marketing was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin ...