• VA announces strategic review of Electronic Health Record Modernization program

    VA announces strategic review of Electronic Health Record Modernization program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the strategic review of the electronic health record modernization program today after Secretary Denis McDonough’s initial assessment of the program within his first month in office.

  • OEHRM Leaders Earn Awards For Innovation in Health IT

    OEHRM Leaders Earn Awards For Innovation in Health IT

    Several OEHRM leaders were recognized by FedHealthIT during a recent ceremony.

  • VA’s Access to Health Information Grows

    VA’s Access to Health Information Grows

    The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization program office worked with the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs to expand the joint health information exchange by adding the CommonWell Health Alliance.

  • VA Launches New Electronic Health Record System, Reaching Milestone in Veteran Care

    VA Launches New Electronic Health Record System, Reaching Milestone in Veteran Care

    In a landmark event for Veteran health care, VA began using its new electronic health record (EHR) system at select facilities in the Pacific Northwest and Las Vegas on Oct. 24.

  • VA Launches New Electronic Health Record System in Pacific Northwest in Mission to Modernize Care for Veterans

    VA Launches New Electronic Health Record System in Pacific Northwest in Mission to Modernize Care for Veterans

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began using its new electronic health record (EHR) system Oct. 24 at select VA facilities in the Pacific Northwest and Las Vegas, marking the beginning of a transformation in how VA delivers care to Veterans.

  • VA Completes Secure Transfer of Veteran Data Ahead of New Electronic Health Record Launch

    VA Completes Secure Transfer of Veteran Data Ahead of New Electronic Health Record Launch

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it completed transferring patient data into its new electronic health record (EHR) solution in preparation for the system’s launch in the Pacific Northwest later this month.

  • Federal Electronic Health Record Connects with More Community Partners

    Federal Electronic Health Record Connects with More Community Partners

    Addition of new health care network enhances patient care.

  • Scheduling VA Patient Appointments Now Easier With New Software

    Scheduling VA Patient Appointments Now Easier With New Software

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new appointment-management system Aug. 21 at the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System, giving Veterans and staff a new tool to request and book medical visits online.

  • VA Rolls Out New Patient-Appointment Tool, as Part of Electronic Health Record Modernization Transformation

    VA Rolls Out New Patient-Appointment Tool, as Part of Electronic Health Record Modernization Transformation

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new appointment scheduling tool Aug. 21 at the VA Central Ohio Healthcare System to make medical visits more efficient for care providers and Veterans.

  • VA Responds To COVID-19 With Schedule Revisions to Electronic Health Record Implementation

    VA Responds To COVID-19 With Schedule Revisions to Electronic Health Record Implementation

    After delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) revised its previous schedule to convert facilities to its new electronic health record (EHR) capabilities with updated timelines for deployments in August in Columbus, Ohio, and October in Spokane, Washington.

  • Defense Strategies Institute Group Spotlights EHRM at Health IT Summit

    Defense Strategies Institute Group Spotlights EHRM at Health IT Summit

    John H. Windom, executive director of VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization, and Joe Myers, CEO and vice president of the Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) Group, participated in a keynote discussion at DSI’s 18th annual summit, held virtually July 8-9.

  • VA to Move Forward with Launch of Patient-Scheduling Tool

    VA to Move Forward with Launch of Patient-Scheduling Tool

    VA is moving forward with the launch of the Centralized Scheduling Solution, a new patient-appointment management tool that will make medical visits more efficient for health care providers and Veterans.