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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough testifies during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the fiscal year 2022 budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill June 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Department of Veterans Affairs delays all future EHR deployments until June 2023

The department says it is pushing back future rollouts to “address challenges with the system and make sure it is functioning optimally for veterans”.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on March 4, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

VA Secretary says Oracle-Cerner EHR rollout will not continue until patient safety risks are addressed

VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Monday that the department it is working through an implementation check list for each hospital set to receive the new system.
EMIGRANT, MT – JULY 24: Montana Republican Congressman Matt Rosendale speaks at the ceremony to honor the four airman killed in a 1962 B-47 crash at 8,500 feet on Emigrant Peak on July 24, 2021 in Emigrant, Montana. (Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images)

Rep. Rosendale: Oracle Cerner EHR rollout is a ‘little game of disaster’

"At the end of the day Secretary McDonough has to take responsibility for it because he's in charge of the VA."
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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough testifies during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the fiscal year 2022 budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill June 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

VA reforming EHR deployment following 12-week review

The VA plans to make several major changes to how it rolls out its $16 billion electronic health records modernization program.
A banner marking Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group as an initial testing site for Military Health System Genesis hangs on the wall during the celebration of the second year anniversary MHS Genesis’ implementation at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Feb. 8, 2019. Fairchild’s 92nd MDG was selected as the first Department of Defense medical clinic to launch this $11 billion electronic health record system and has successfully used the program since Feb. 7, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Lawrence Sena)

DOD expands rollout of new EHR

The DOD continues to roll out its electronic health records program that will one day be interoperable with the VA's new system.
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