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House Veterans Affairs is Having Trouble Hiring Tech Experts - Nextgov

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“You need that combination of someone with the technical expertise, but also the policy knowledge, and [recruit] that person for a price they’re willing to accept,” he told Nextgov. “They’re usually very valuable in the ... job market, so finding that person who wants to have this be their work is my challenge.”

Veterans Affairs faces problems with tech on multiple fronts, but the EHR modernization stands out as one of its most significant challenges. The agency has tried and failed multiple times to overhaul its outdated VistA platform, and less than a year into the most recent attempt, the project is already running $350 million over budget and could grow even more expensive as it proceeds.

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