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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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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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Cerner Forms Advisory Group to Support Work on VA Health Record Modernization Effort

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has established an advisory group that will offer recommendations as the Kansas City, Missouri-based health information technology provider supports the Department of Veterans Affairs in its Electronic Health Record Modernization initiative. Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senator and Nebraska governor, will lead the company’s VA advisory group, Cerner …

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DoD Rolls Out E-Health Record System at Second Facility

The Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington state became the second facility to utilize the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record system, MHS Genesis. The Naval Hospital is the first inpatient facility to use the system, which incorporates Cerner’s commercial health records system. Naval Hospital Oak Harbor’s new system …

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Leidos’ Jerry Hogge Notes ‘Milestone’ in VA’s Move to Adopt Commercial EHR System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) Senior Vice President, Defense Health & International Jerry Hogge has lauded the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ move to adopt a commercial electronic health record system that is interoperable with that of the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The VA secretary’s decision …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Discusses Change in US Leadership and its Potential Impact on Defense Spending

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), told CNBC in an interview aired Tuesday that he thinks that all U.S. presidents tend to act the same way when it comes to the country’s defense and security of its citizens. Krone made the comment in response to a question on …

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