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VA Begins Data Migration to Facilitate Cerner EHR Tech Adoption; Robert Wilkie Quoted

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has moved the health records of 23.5M military retirees to a Cerner-operated (Nasdaq: CERN) data center for processing this summer in preparation for the implementation of an interoperable electronic health record system across VA and the Department of Defense.

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Former USAF Surgeon General Mark Ediger Joins Deloitte Federal Health Sector

Mark Ediger, formerly U.S. Air Force surgeon general, has joined Deloitte‘s government and public services practice as a specialist executive within its federal health sector business. He will oversee the company’s efforts with regard to health data management, patient safety, quality of care and medical supply chain innovation across the …

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VMware’s Rob Sherry: IT Leaders, End Users Key to Manage Changes, Data Quality in EHR Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2, 2018 — Rob Sherry, senior director of federal healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said information technology leaders working on electronic health record modernization should collaborate with end users to manage system changes and ensure the quality of data, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 20. FedScoop reported that …

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Four Firms to Provide Data Sources, Tools for FDA’s Biologics Surveillance Effort

Four companies have each won a potential five-year, $75M contract to provide the Food and Drug Administration’s center for biologics evaluation and research with data, tools and infrastructure for use in the surveillance of vaccines, tissues, blood products and other biologics. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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Perspecta Participates in Open Source Summit as Conference Sponsor; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) served as a sponsor of the 7th Annual Open Source Summit organized by the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance to discuss the use of open source software in industry and government, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. OSEHRA said July 11 the three-day …

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Cerner Lands Potential $10B VA EHR Deployment Contract

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has received a potential 10-year, $10 billion contract to help the Department of Veterans Affairs deploy the same electronic health record platform the Defense Department currently adopts. Robert Wilkie, acting VA secretary, said in a statement published Thursday that VA already has $782 million in fiscal 2018 funds to …

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Report: Coast Guard to deploy DoD’s EHR system under single contract

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced plans to field the same electronic health record system that the Defense Department currently adopts, Healthcare IT News reported Tuesday. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says the Defense Health Agency plans to execute a contract modification in order to incorporate the Coast Guard into …

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Report: VA, Cerner in Talks Over Terms of 10-Year EHR Modernization Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs and Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) are in the final phase of negotiations over the terms of a potential 10-year contract to build and deploy a new electronic health record system across 1,600 VA facilities and community health providers, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. VA wants Congress to incorporate …

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Leidos-Led Team Deploys MHS Genesis EHR System to 3rd Military Facility; Jerry Hogge Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and its partners Cerner and Accenture have implemented a new electronic health record system at Naval Hospital Bremerton in Washington as part of the initial operational capability rollout to the Pacific Northwest, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 27. The team fielded the MHS …

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