VA Establishes Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization to Support Transition from Legacy Patient Data System

“Focused on ensuring a successful transition from a legacy patient data system, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the recent establishment of the Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization (OEHRM).”

“Launched in late June, OEHRM will manage the preparation, deployment and maintenance of VA’s new electronic health-care record system and the health information technology (IT) tools dependent upon it…”

“OEHRM is staffed with knowledgeable, technical and functional subject matter experts and will be led by Genevieve Morris, who is currently detailed to VA from her position as the principal deputy national coordinator for the Department of Health and Human Services. Morris and OEHRM will work in close alignment with VA’s Under Secretary of Health and Chief Information Officer…” Read the full press release here.

Source: VA Establishes Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization to Support Transition From Legacy Patient Data System – July 12, 2018. VA.gov.

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