VA Gives Thumbs Up to Commercial IT Software


A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs decision to pursue a new direction in processing health records has created a highly visible endorsement of the use of commercial off-the-shelf information technology by federal agencies. President Trump cited the VA’s action as an example of the administration’s commitment to vastly improve federal IT management. The VA earlier this month awarded an EHR contract to Cerner to develop an EHR system for the department. The Cerner program will replace the existing VA patient data system, known as “VistA.”

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Military veterans smash skydiving world records in the Himalayas

A team of brave U.S. military veterans headed into the Himalayas armed with skill, one helicopter and a whole lot of state-of-the-art gear last month – and left the mountains with four skydiving world records.

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Harley Davidson offers members of military free riding academy training

Harley-Davidson, long a big supporter of U.S. veterans, has announced that it is extending free training at its riding academy through next year for members of the military.

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