Healthcare IT News July 19, 2021
Kat Jercich

A strategic review of the initiative has so far found problems with patient safety, productivity, cost, schedule and performance. “Frankly, I for one am fed up,” said one senator.

During a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs this past week, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said that a review of the agency’s electronic health record modernization effort revealed multiple outstanding issues that must be resolved.  

“The mission of EHRM has always been to create a platform that seamlessly delivers the best access and outcomes for our vets and the best experience for our providers,” said McDonough.  

“VA’s first implementation of the Cerner Millennium … did not live up to that promise, either for our veterans...

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Topics: Congress / White House, EMR / EHR, Govt Agencies, Health IT, Provider, Technology, VA / DoD
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