Healthcare DIVE June 14, 2024
Emily Olsen

Even though patient safety and technical concerns have plagued the years-long rollout of the EHR, the Department of Veterans Affairs extended its contract with Oracle Health for another 11 months.

Dive Brief:

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs has extended its contract with Oracle Health to replace its electronic health record for another 11 months, the agency announced Thursday.
  • Negotiations for the contract renewal focused on supporting system improvements, achieving better predictability and managing costs, according to the VA. The agency had previously extended the contract for one month in May.
  • The years-long EHR rollout has been rocky so far, plagued with patient safety and technical problems. Last year, the VA renegotiated a tougher contract with Oracle, shifting the deal...

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