Newly confirmed Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin promised last week his department would decide by July whether to move to a commercial health records system.
It’s a decision Shulkin said should have been made years ago.
“From my perspective, I wish this decision had been made by a prior secretary,” said Shulkin, speaking at an event hosted by Politico. “It’s been kicked down the road. If I could back up time, I believe it’s a mistake to not have made a decision with [the Defense Department] at the time. I’m not saying who made the mistake.”
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