Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03), Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, will chair the subcommittee’s first hearing examining “The Role of the Interagency Program Office in VA Electronic Health Record Modernization” tomorrow afternoon.
What: Banks to chair first subcommittee hearing on Technology Modernization Date: Thursday, September 13 Time: 2:00 p.m. ET Location: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.
Background The subcommittee will oversee technology modernization projects at the VA, principally the $15.8 billion, 10-year electronic health record modernization program which will replace the department’s legacy EHR system with the commercial Cerner Millennium EHR. This is the largest EHR transition effort in the country and one of the largest IT contracts in the federal government.