DOD adds 6,000 new users to electronic health record system
MHS GENESIS added more than 6,000 new users, mostly in the San Diego region.
GAO tells VA to stop rollout of $16B EHR program, but the VA ‘doesn’t plan to’
The GAO is concerned that the VA has not completed enough testing nor closed enough known issues with the EHR system before moving forward with the program.
Coast Guard launches modernized EHR to link with DOD, VA
The Coast Guard has four pilot operations running at clinics in California, a major milestone for the service.
Congress remains concerned about the future of VA health record interoperability
The EHR is approaching its first "go-live" in Spokane, Washington. But lawmakers worry it's too far behind the DOD's to work smoothly together.
DOD awards $429M to support legacy EHR during move to new platform
Under the contract, CliniComp International will support the maintenance and eventual decommissioning of the company's electronic health record software as the military transitions to a new system.
VA pauses work on EHR during coronavirus
It's unclear what will happen in the future as the situation remains "fluid," according to a letter from the secretary of the VA to Congress.