VA Secretary says Oracle-Cerner EHR rollout will not continue until patient safety risks are addressed


VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Monday that the department it is working through an implementation check list for each hospital set to receive the new system.

Rep. Rosendale questions size of penalty imposed on Cerner-Oracle by VA amid electronic health record system failures


At a House hearing Tuesday, Rep. Rosendale, R-Mont., cited a figure of $156,750 that according to the lawmaker the VA has withheld from the technology giant.

VA Cerner EHR system goes down for over 4 hours due to patient database corruption issue 


The outage affected VA, DOD and Coast Guard sites and left medical staff recording patient information on paper documentation.

VA health leader says delays in Cerner EHR rollout are ‘part of the process’ in internal memo


VA Deputy Under Secretary for Health Steven Lieberman tells staff that the delayed implementation of the system in Boise, Idaho was expected.

Biden signs VA health record modernization transparency act into law


The new legislation requires the department to report EHR modernization program costs on a quarterly basis.

VA delays electronic health record system rollout from 2022 to 2023 at four sites


The Cerner-operated platform will be deferred at locations across the VA's Puget Sound and the Portland health care systems until at least next Spring.