ACT/IAC: VA health IT system needs modernization

Ed Meagher, chair, IAC VistA Modernization Working Group

wfedstaff | June 3, 2015 1:32 am

Six months ago, the VA Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology asked ACT/IAC to provide industry recommendations regarding the modernization of VistA — the Department of Veterans Affairs health information system.

VistA currently supports about 8 million veterans who are all served in some way by the VA.

The IAC VistA Modernization Working Group has sent its final report to the VA.

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Ed Meagher is chairman of the Working Group; former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs and currently the Director of Strategic Health Initiatives at SRA International.


He gives us details about what they recommend.