Becker's Healthcare November 15, 2021
Hannah Mitchell

The Department of Veterans Affairs’s $16 billion Cerner EHR rollout is slated to redeploy in the next few months. From committee hearings to anticipated new leadership, here are six recent updates Becker’s Hospital Review reported.

  1. One lawmaker has expressed concern that Cerner’s EHR deployment with the VA will be unable to meet its 10-year deadline in 2028. Donald Remy, deputy secretary of the VA, testified before the House Appropriations Committee that Cerner’s EHR rollout will get back on track because “success is non-negotiable.”
  2. Mr. Remy testified at a hearing before the House Appropriations Committee that the department is still seeking $2.66 billion for the EHR deployment for fiscal year 2022. The VA requested the funds even though there is money left over from fiscal...

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Topics: EMR / EHR, Health IT, Provider, Technology, VA / DoD
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