Becker's Healthcare August 24, 2021
The Department of Veterans Affairs said in July that it was pausing its EHR rollout with Cerner for the rest of the year while it reevaluates the cost of the launch, its training program and more.
Here are 14 events that occurred over the last six months with the rollout.
March 19: The VA said it would launch a review of its rollout after the Government Accountability Office recommended the department pause the rollout to perform “critical” tests before deploying the system at more facilities.
March 25: VA Secretary Denis McDonough told lawmakers he was concerned about the productivity of the VA’s Cerner EHR transition and the potential of the $16 billion project going over budget.
April 14: The VA paused EHR deployment activities until a strategic...