Pentagon adds $1B to EHR price tag to ensure interoperability with VA

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

The agency added another $1.1 billion to its ongoing $4.3 billion contract.

DOD’s $4B health record system pilots not suitable for use, report says

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

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

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

Shulkin said a finalized contract with Cerner could be coming soon, but first the department is addressing interoperability concerns.

VA official guarantees ‘100 percent’ medical record interoperability with DOD

by Billy Mitchell • 9 months ago

“I expect it to be 100 percent, and I’m a veteran, so I’m banking on it," he said.