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MHS GENESIS

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.
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)

Coast Guard launches modernized EHR to link with DOD, VA

The Coast Guard has four pilot operations running at clinics in California, a major milestone for the service.
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VA Secretary Robert Wilkie at a a Veterans Day Breakfast event in 2019. (VA photo by Eugene Russell)

VA pauses work on EHR during coronavirus

It's unclear what will happen in the future as the situation remains "fluid," according to a letter from the secretary of the VA to Congress.
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)

Deployment of DOD electronic health record modernization paused

The MHS program remains on-schedule, but deployment and training on new systems has been paused to not distract health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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