Cerner touts early success for DOD e-health record modernization
A top Cerner official said "we’re well-positioned to soon kick off the next phase of deployment across military medical facilities in California and Idaho."
VA, DOD leaders commit to ‘seamlessly integrated electronic health record’
A new joint letter reinforces "both departments’ commitment to ensuring the successful transition from a legacy patient-data system to a modernized one that will continue to support active-duty service members, Veterans and their families."
Veterans Affairs to open VistA e-health record maintenance contract this week
The agency plans to begin accepting bids for a five-year contract to manage the IT and data services of its VistA system.
Wilkie: VA and DOD ‘will be joined from the hip’ on EHR rollout
The secretary of Veterans Affairs said “from here on out, DOD and VA will be joined from the hip" on EHR implementation.
Pentagon adds $1B to EHR price tag to ensure interoperability with VA
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
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."