GAO faults Vet Affairs on IT

Tuesday - 6/29/2010, 2:38pm EDT

A somewhat overlooked GAO report on Monday seemed to excoriate the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanaging HealthVet, an effort to upgrade the IT programs used in VA hospitals.

According to the GAO, "After spending an estimated $127 million over 9 years on its outpatient scheduling system project, VA has not implemented any of the planned system's capabilities and is essentially starting over."

Read the full report here.

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