Healthcare IT News April 15, 2021
Kat Jercich

Officials told members of Congress this week that the agency will not start go-live activities in Columbus before sharing results of a review.

The Department of Veterans Affairs will pause the rollout of its Cerner electronic health record until it reviews the program and shares the results with Congress.  

Agency officials told the House Subcommittee on Technology Modernization on Wednesday that they would not go live with the EHR at a second site before completing a strategic review announced this past month.

“VA is committed, in partnership with the Department of Defense, to leading American healthcare forward, realizing the full promise of a modern, integrated record to cultivate the health and wellbeing of those we serve,” said Dr. Carolyn...

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