Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 03:18 pm June 27, 2017
Expressing concerns about risks related to cost and implementation delays, three Republican senators pressed the agencies for assurances the new platforms will be interoperable.
quality of care at VA hospitals
By Jessica Davis 02:35 pm June 26, 2017
Limitations in its data system prevent metrics from capturing all provider types and provider workload – among other technical and policy flaws.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am June 22, 2017
But Senators are worried that he is underfunding the commercial electronic health record that will replace VistA.
VA Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:11 pm June 13, 2017
Appropriations Committee says the VA must detail how the new EHR would be interoperable with the DoD and private sector systems.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By 09:10 am June 09, 2017
While some respondents said the choice makes sense, others lament lack of competitive bidding, costs.
veterans affairs VistA replaced by cerner interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm June 08, 2017
The opportunities for data exchange improvements are big, both across VA-DoD and among private-sector providers.
Epic contract for VA
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am June 07, 2017
Government has shown itself as on-again, off-again on some of its IT projects.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 03:23 pm June 06, 2017
With the massive DoD EHR modernization project still getting off the ground, the company scoops up a complementary contract for the VA that may dwarf it in size.
Coast Guard EHR vendor problems
By Tom Sullivan 03:10 pm June 06, 2017
USCG ranked interoperability with DoD and VA as a priority while Cerner, meanwhile, has been testing its software on submarines.
Cerner EHR replaces VA VistA

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, addressed reporters at the White House on Monday to explain the agency's decision to update their EHR system with Cerner.

By Mike Miliard 04:06 pm June 05, 2017
Seamless interoperability with MHS Genesis will enable development of better treatment plans between VA and DoD physicians – and could help prevent veterans' suicides, which Shulkin says is his "top clinical priority."

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