Federal News Network: New EHR live at more DoD facilities, Coast Guard pilot sites after initial pandemic delay

“The pandemic forced the Defense Department and the Coast Guard to temporarily pause deployment to more sites this summer, but DoD officials say they’re back on track and on schedule with implementation of the new electronic health record.”

“A total of 18 DoD sites are now using Cerner’s Millennium platform, known as MHS Genesis, Pentagon officials said Tuesday at the vendor’s virtual health conference.”

“As of March, DoD had deployed the Cerner platform to eight military treatment facilities. It was scheduled to deploy the electronic health record to a third group of facilities, known as “Wave Nellis,” in June.”

“But the pandemic forced DoD to pause deployment and…” Read the full article here.

Source: New EHR live at more DoD facilities, Coast Guard pilot sites after initial pandemic delay – By Nicole Ogrysko, October 13, 2020. Federal News Network.

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