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VA says finalizing decision on EHR modernization is priority

April 27, 2018


Despite its leadership vacancies, the Department of Veterans Affairs insists that finalizing a decision on the agency’s electronic health record modernization is a near-term priority.

While acting CIO Scott Blackburn resigned last week and VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired by President Trump in late March, agency officials contend that the VA’s new leadership is “now firmly aligned” with the president’s short-term priorities including EHR modernization.

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