VA extends delay of upcoming electronic health record deployments to June 2023 to address technical and other system performance issues
Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is delaying upcoming deployments of the Oracle Cerner electronic health record (EHR) until June 2023 to address challenges with the system and make sure it is functioning optimally for Veterans and for VA health care personnel.
VA has the Veteran’s back when it comes to cybersecurity and data privacy
With few exceptions, most of us are online. That means our personal information, including personal health information (PHI), is online, too. As VA transitions to a new electronic health record (EHR) system ― the software that stores health information and tracks patient care — security of PHI is a critical element.
How DOD program leader is transforming military health
Holly Joers is the sort of champion you want on your side. The program executive officer for Defense Healthcare Management Systems, she brims with excitement when discussing the future of health care for Veterans and active-duty service members.
VA advances rollout of new electronic health record system at medical facilities in southwest Oregon
The Department of Veterans Affairs continued launching its new electronic health record (EHR) on June 11, this time at two medical facilities in southwest Oregon: the Roseburg VA Health Care System and the VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics.
VA behavioral health leaders help staff embrace new electronic health record system in Washington state
Leaders of Behavioral Health Service at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center, in Walla Walla, Washington, are navigating the move to VA’s new electronic health record (EHR) system with purpose and inspiration.
VA brings new electronic health record system to Columbus, Ohio, medical facilities
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched its new electronic health record April 30 at the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System in Columbus, Ohio, marking the third rollout in VA’s modernization effort to replace the more than 30-year-old software that tracks and stores patient information.
Women’s History Month: Recognizing front-line workers
This March, the Electronic Health Record Modernization Integration Office (EHRM IO) joins VA in celebrating Women’s History Month by recognizing the women who have helped VA improve its delivery of care to Veterans through the implementation of the department’s new electronic health record (EHR).
VA delays electronic health record implementation date due to COVID-19 surge in Ohio
Effective Jan. 14, the Department of Veterans Affairs is delaying the scheduled deployment of its new electronic health record effort at the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases affecting the workforce and community.