Becker's Healthcare October 7, 2021
The Department of Veterans Affairs is hiring an independent contractor to review Cerner’s $16 billion EHR rollout and provide an accurate cost estimate, according to an Oct. 7 FedScoop report.
- Paul Brubaker, deputy CIO of the VA, told lawmakers Oct. 7 at a committee hearing the VA has contracted the Institute for Defense Analysis for a yearlong review.
- When Cerner was first contracted to roll out its EHR for the VA, the costs were estimated at $10 billion. However, the VA didn’t account for the infrastructure upgrades required to support its...