GAO slaps VA for not using vets

VA erredin not setting aside a contract for a service-disabled, veteran-owned business.

Bill would extend decision time for vet's surviving spouse

A new bill would give the spouse of a service-disabled veteran business-owner who dies a three-year transfer period of contracting benefits.

Harris wins deal to accelerate VA’s search of health records codes

Harris will enhance the process of searching for the proper diagnosis codes as VA transitions from old system to new standard.

Harris' upgrade will hasten VA health benefits decisions

New Business Rules Repository will help VA Health Eligibility Center streamline and migrate enrollment and eligibility rules for faster decision-making.

Harris will integrate disparate VA, DOD healthcare info systems

$80 million award calls for creating a single architecture and joint execution strategy for the two agencies.

Harris wins delayed VA health records contract

Harris wins VA health-records contract after it was pulled from ASM Research in January.

VA launches probe of reverse auctions

The VA is developing a report on the agency's use of reverse auctions before determining whether they may resume.

Bidders get second at-bat for VA's $102M EHR software contract

Original bidders tapped to take over iEHR contract after original awardee was canceled.

$100M cancelled VA contract could be up for grabs again

VA spikes key part of its electronic health record project, but a recompete is likely.

VA CIO sheds light on search for Microsoft alternatives

The Veterans Affairs Department is one of several federal agencies looking for alternatives to MS Office, says CIO Roger Baker.

VA looks for Microsoft alternatives

Microsoft Office is the government's dominant productivity suite, but the Veterans Affairs department would like to find a less expensive alternative.

Report: VA favored Booz Allen for contract

Inspector General used a technical evaluation process that found a contract favored the incumbent.

Harris team will improve VA computer net management

The contractor and its subs will develop and deploy a system that provides a unified, federated view of VA data repositories throughout the United States.

Harris wins 2 contracts for DOD, VA eye injuries registry

The twin wins stem from the contractor's year-long work to design, develop and deploy a Defense and Veterans Eye Injury and Vision Registry.

Senators question success of vet-owned business program

Call goes out for GAO investigation into effectiveness of the contracting programs for veteran-owned businesses.

Harris’ VA task order helps veterans monitor their health care

Harris Corp.’s first task order under Veterans Affairs Department BPA calls for the contractor to support the VA’s Medication Monitoring and Tracking Module and the My Goals Module.

Harris team will recode VA health care system to meet HIPAA deadline

Harris Corp.’s new five-year, $5.3 million contract from the Veterans Affairs Department will help the VA’s Health Administration Center comply with the new international medical coding standards and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.