Cerner touts early success for DOD e-health record modernization
A top Cerner official said "we’re well-positioned to soon kick off the next phase of deployment across military medical facilities in California and Idaho."
VA, DOD leaders commit to ‘seamlessly integrated electronic health record’
A new joint letter reinforces "both departments’ commitment to ensuring the successful transition from a legacy patient-data system to a modernized one that will continue to support active-duty service members, Veterans and their families."
Cerner taps 24 subcontractors to support $10B Veterans EHR modernization
The team will be built around seven "core team" companies: Leidos, Guidehouse, Accenture, Henry Schein Inc., AbleVets LLC, MicroHealth and ProSource360.
Veterans Affairs to open VistA e-health record maintenance contract this week
The agency plans to begin accepting bids for a five-year contract to manage the IT and data services of its VistA system.
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.