Department of Defense (DoD)

VA Cerner EHR modernization project
By Jessica Davis 12:45 pm July 12, 2018
Congress says it will conduct more rigorous oversight amid concerns about the project’s cost and alignment with the defense department’s electronic health record roll-out.
EHR happenings and interoperability initiatives in May
By Tom Sullivan 09:29 am June 01, 2018
Apple, Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner and others made noteworthy moves in the last few weeks.
Cerner President Zane Burke talks about DoD MHS Genesis EHR
By Jessica Davis 02:03 pm May 21, 2018
On a call with investors, Burke praised the EHR pilot at the Defense Department and suggested those negative media reports may have involved a competitor.
DoD rolls out Cerner EHR
By Tom Sullivan 02:07 pm May 14, 2018
The report points to usability, cybersecurity, user training, help desk among reasons to delay implementation.
Defense Health Agency for DoD IG
By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm May 08, 2018
Inspector general says Defense Health Agency sites failed to consistently implement technical, physical and administrative protocols and may have violated HIPAA regulations in the process.
DoD EHR rollout

Senator Murray speaking during the Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing on April 26. Credit: senate.gov

By Jessica Davis 11:39 am April 27, 2018
While the Defense Department has hailed the pilot stage of its Cerner EHR implementation as successful, Sen. Patty Murray outlined a list of concerns over tech issues.
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 01:18 pm April 25, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs voted to fund the VA’s planned
By 03:29 pm April 11, 2018
The Coast Guard just announced a partnership with DoD on its MHS Genesis EHR project, as the State Department put out an RFI for its own EHR: What’s next for the federal branch?
Coast Guard EHR vendor
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am April 10, 2018
Federal officials said that USCG’s requirements are almost 100 percent the same as the Defense Department and, unlike Veterans Affairs, the agencies can both rollout the electronic health record under a single contract.
Coast Guard to deploy Cerner EHR in DoD partnership
By Jessica Davis 12:43 pm April 09, 2018
The agency has been operating with pencil and paper for nearly three years after a failed Epic EHR project with the State Department.

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