• VA extends delay of upcoming electronic health record deployments to June 2023 to address technical and other system performance issues

    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 advances rollout of new electronic health record system at medical facilities in southwest Oregon

    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 brings new electronic health record system to Columbus, Ohio, medical facilities

    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.

  • VA continues implementation of new electronic health record system at second site in Washington State

    VA continues implementation of new electronic health record system at second site in Washington State

    The Department of Veterans Affairs launched its new electronic health record system, March 26, at Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington.

  • VA delays electronic health record implementation date due to COVID-19 surge in Ohio

    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.

  • VA advances Electronic Health Record Modernization program

    VA advances Electronic Health Record Modernization program

    The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today its updated plan to move forward with its systemwide Electronic Health Record Modernization program.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.