VA CIO reiterates commitment to working with Cerner to improve EHR uptime
Cerner has agreed to credit VA for failing to maintain the minimum level of system uptime stipulated in the contract, according to a report.
Oracle further extends $28B offer to acquire Cerner amid antitrust scrutiny
It follows a previous extension of the offer deadline last month.
Transition to federal health data standards an ‘unfunded mandate’ for smaller providers
Large, technically savvy hospitals tend to have an easier time adopting FHIR R4.
VA failed to ensure data quality during initial EHR rollout, GAO finds
The performance audit identifies concerns over the accuracy and volume of patient data being transferred.
VA looks to RPA to speed up digitization of its health records
The VA is in search of a managed RPA tool to "streamline the flow of external clinical document sets" into its EHR systems.
Better communication still needed on VA’s EHR push, congressional watchdog says
The VA still needs to improve its internal communications about the massive EHR program it is undertaking to better include stakeholder viewpoints, a GAO found.