Bill to ‘Centralize’ VA IT

iHealthBeat has an article: that states: ‘Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Ind.), chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, at a hearing on Wednesday said he will introduce legislation that would give the VA’s CIO control of resources, budget and personnel, Government Health IT reports. The move to reform the VA’s IT operations and centralize it within the CIO’s office will affect the VA’s entire IT budget, including HealtheVet and the VA’s electronic health records system (Hasson, Government Health IT, 9/14)…’

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