Healthcare DIVE April 15, 2024
Emily Olsen

The agency needs a single electronic health record that’s more interoperable with the Department of Defense, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told lawmakers.

Dive Brief:

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to resume its rollout of a new electronic health record system by the end of the 2025 fiscal year, VA Secretary Denis McDonough told lawmakers last week.
  • The agency is “committed” to resuming the EHR modernization project, McDonough said during a VA oversight hearing in front of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. “We need a single health record across the VA system, and we need one that talks more effectively to [the Department of Defense],” he said.
  • New deployments of the EHR have largely been on hold...

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