FCW: Coast Guard completes MHS Genesis deployment

“The U.S. Coast Guard has completed its rollout of the military’s new commercial electronic health record system, following a long journey that was paused during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Coast Guard completed the migration to 109 ashore locations Nov. 6 as part of the Wave Atlantic Go-Live, a representative from the Program Executive Office for the Defense Healthcare Management Systems confirmed to FCW via email…”

“’I’m happy to report that we have now gone live with our electronic medical records across the country. We’re the first service to achieve that,’ [Vice Adm. Paul Thomas, the Coast Guard’s deputy commandant for mission support] told lawmakers during a House Transportation Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation hearing Nov. 16…”

“The achievement comes just five months after the Defense Department announced that it had completed nearly a third of its EHR deployment and three years after the Coast Guard opted to abandon its solo acquisition of the systems and join the Pentagon’s effort with MHS Genesis…” Read the full article here.

Source: Coast Guard completes MHS Genesis deployment – By Lauren C. Williams, November 17, 2021. FCW.



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