The White House is standing by VA secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson as key senators delay his confirmation hearing. The senators haven't revealed specific allegations, but they are seeking information on Jackson's conduct.
President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency, a key Democratic senator said Tuesday, taking a stance on a politically charged issue that his predecessor says led to his firing.
President Donald Trump is getting impatient with Congress regarding stalled VA Choice reforms, as lawmakers work on a deal.
The U.S. Coast Guard will move to the Defense Department's EHR, which could help streamline access to the records, especially if the VA's contract with Cerner moves forward.
Dr. Ronny Jackson has been entrusted with the health of the past three presidents and is poised for a promotion, tapped to replace Dr. David Shulkin at the Veterans Affairs Department, which has been badly bruised by scandal.
Embattled VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin has been removed from his post, potentially releasing the stalled VA Choice reforms from their holding pattern but also throwing a wrench into his efforts to modernize the VA's electronic health records.
President Donald Trump is planning to oust embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin amid an extraordinary rebellion at the agency and damaging government investigations into his alleged spending abuses.
An attempt to get long-stalled reforms to VA Choice in the spending omnibus bill broke down due to opposition from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, putting on hold legislation that would substantially open up private care to veterans.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin Friday called on providers and health information technology vendors to commit to working on a set of standards aimed at breaking the interoperability logjam.
As lawmakers and the Trump administration try to reach a final agreement on VA Choice program reforms, VA Secretary David Shulkin announced a shakeup in leadership at medical centers and promised a sweeping overhaul of the VA health system.
Senators work toward a deal on the VA Choice program, and the Trump administration and a Koch-financed veterans group score a win with inclusion of a key provision that would let veterans opt for private providers if VA facilities don't meet certain access standards.
The Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee meets this week to discuss healthcare legislation and also hopes to hammer out compromise reforms of the VA Choice program that will expand private options for veterans.