Modern Healthcare: In first Cerner installations, VA faces technology stumbling blocks

“Almost all the computers in two of the VA’s initial installation sites for its new electronic health record system are incompatible with the software.”

“These 5-year-old computers must be replaced, according John Short, chief technology integration officer at the Veterans Affairs Department’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization, who testified before the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Technology Modernization Subcommittee Wednesday…”

“To meet infrastructure and technology needs at the site, the Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization is working with the Office of Information and Technology to make use of their existing contracts…” Read the full article here.

Source: In first Cerner installations, VA faces technology stumbling blocks – By Rachel Z. Arndt, November 14, 2018. Modern Healthcare.

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