FCW: VA delays rollout of new electronic health record

“The Department of Veterans Affairs is pushing back the key go-live date for its launch of the $16 billion commercial electronic health record modernization project at a Spokane, Wash., medical center.”

“VA had planned to flip the switch on the new system, based on Cerner Millennium software, on March 28 at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center. Because of delays on multiple fronts, that initial operating capability is likely to be pushed back at least until the end of April.”

“After rigorous testing of our new EHR, the department will need more time to complete the system build and ensure clinicians and other users are properly trained on it,” VA spokesperson Christina Mandreucci told…” Read the full article here.

Source: VA delays rollout of new electronic health record – By Adam Mazmanian, February 10, 2020. FCW.



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