The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report on the United States Veterans Administration (VA) implementation of a new health information technology (HIT) system. GAO found that while four different VA HIT projects have improved the HIT system slightly over time, the process has been disorganized, poorly managed, and produced no effective overall HIT system for over two decades. To read the GAO report on the new VA HIT system initiative, use the first link below. To read GAO highlights of the report on the new VA HIT system initiative, use the second link below.
(GAO report on the new VA HIT system initiative)
(GAO highlights on the new VA HIT system initiative)