Tag Archives: VistA

Salient CRGT Subsidiary to Provide VA IT Configuration Mgmt Support

A Salient CRGT subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $17.4 million task order to provide information technology configuration management services to the enterprise program management office at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Information Innovators Inc. will help EPMO manage change control, configuration environment and build engineering efforts as well as modernize, standardize and …

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Lockheed to Develop, Maintain Simulation Training App for Navy Combat Systems

Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has received a potential five-year, $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a computer-based networked system designed to aid operation and corrective maintenance training for multiple combat systems. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed Martin Canada will also help the Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems …

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VA Intends to Procure Rivera Group’s Modeling Software

The Department of Veteran Affairs plans to award Rivera Group a sole-source contract on Sept. 6 to deliver and maintain a modeling software. VA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice that Rivera Group will provide its Eagle6 software to help detect vulnerabilities in the department’s VistA electronic health record system. The software will support security remediation, standardization …

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VA to Adopt COTS Platform for EHR System Modernization; Leidos’ Jerry Hogge Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs opted to adopt a commercial off-the-shelf platform to manage its electronic health records by awarding a sole-source contract to Cerner in June, E-Commerce Times reported Friday. The commercial EHR system from Cerner will replace VA’s current VistA platform and is designed to be interoperable with the Defense …

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VA Eyes Sofware-as-a-Service Model for VistA EHR System

The Department of Veterans Affairs has posted a request for information on cloud-based commercial platforms in a move to identify a potential alternative for VA’s electronic health record system. VA said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice the department is interested in a software-as-a-service model to manage the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture platforms that are not …

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Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud Gets FedRAMP High ATO From VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs has granted authority-to-operate certification to Microsoft‘s Azure Government cloud platform through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. Microsoft said Wednesday the FedRAMP High ATO designation confirms that Azure meets security standards needed to handle sensitive VA workloads such personally identifiable information and protected health information. The company also received FedRAMP approval in February to add 12 customer-facing services …

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DSS to Provide Integrated GUI Apps for VA’s Health Info Architecture Modernization Effort

Document Storage Systems has secured a potential four-year, $44 million contract to provide logistics and prosthetics graphical user interface overlay software licenses and maintenance services to the Department of Veterans Affairs. DSS said Monday it will implement the Advanced Prosthetics Acquisition Tool, Above PAR and Enterprise Reporting applications to help the VA modernize the department’s  Veterans Information …

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VA Evaluates Mobile Apps for Patient, Provider EHR Access; Kathy Frisbee Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs is field-testing new mobile applications that work to help healthcare providers and patients connect with the VA’s Vista electronic health records system, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that the Mobile Blue Button and Summary of Care apps as well as the upcoming Patient Viewer app work to provide …

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VA Asks for Open Source Solution

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good IT solutions. The agency released a Request for Proposal for an open source community based around its Veterans Integrated System Technology Architecture electronic health records system. As part of the RFP, VA commits to use of the accepted open …

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