House creates subcommittee to oversee VA tech modernization, EHR implementation
Jim Banks, R-Ind., will chair the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, and Conor Lamb, D-Pa., will serve as ranking member.
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 $4B health record system pilots not suitable for use, report says
It says the system "does not demonstrate enough workable functionality to manage and document patient care" and has "poor system usability, insufficient training, and inadequate help desk support."
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.
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.