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.
Draft watchdog report shows flaws in VA’s Cerner EHR rollout harmed at least 148 veterans
A preliminary copy of the report was obtained by the Spokesman-Review newspaper, based out of Spokane.
Oracle reviewing Cerner products to identify where third-party tech can be removed
CEO Safra Catz says the cloud giant is undertaking the review as it moves Cerner’s electronic health records ecosystem to Oracle cloud infrastructure.