VA officially signs contract for new electronic health record system
The deal with Cerner is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years. The goal is "to do right by both Veterans and taxpayers," acting Secretary Robert Wilkie said.
DOD’s e-health record implementation to make a comeback in 2019
The Defense Department will roll out the new EHR at military health facilities in 2019, with plans to be fully operational by 2022.
Departed VA CIO Blackburn says Cerner EHR contract will proceed, despite leadership changes
But, he said, that will come with a brief pause to catch new leadership up to speed.
Coast Guard to adopt DoD’s health records system
The Defense Health Agency outlined plans to add the Coast Guard to a contract it struck with Leidos and Cerner.
Shulkin confident VA will avoid early EHR pitfalls by learning from DOD’s mistakes
Shulkin said a finalized contract with Cerner could be coming soon, but first the department is addressing interoperability concerns.
VA’s EHR contract pause, lack of permanent CIO draw scrutiny in Senate
Sen. Jerry Moran is worried a pause on VA's EHR contract could put the plan at serious risk of disruption.