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.

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.

DOD confident electronic health record platform deployment remains on schedule


The status update follows the VA's decision to delay the rollout of its electronic health record platform at four new locations.

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.

Watchdog says VA violated Federal Acquisition Regulation with electronic health records contract payments


The department’s inspector general says the VA in at least one case paid for work without verifying deliverables.

VA and Cerner to investigate cause of Spokane electronic health records outage


The department and the records provider are looking into a technical defect that mixed up patient data and resulted in the system being taken offline.