Becker's Healthcare April 15, 2021
Jackie Drees

The Department of Veterans Affairs is pausing deployment activities for its new $16 billion Cerner EHR system at a second site until it has completed a strategic review of the project and shared the results with Congress, according to an April 14 Federal News Network report. 

Six details: 

1. VA is scheduled to go live on the Cerner EHR at its second site in Columbus, Ohio; the department launched the EHR in October at its first site: Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Wash.

2. VA employees who use the EHR at Mann-Grandstaff have expressed usability and productivity concerns with the new system, which prompted the department to launch a strategic review in March.  

3. The department’s rollout has hit...

 
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2021-04-15T23:57:55-04:00