Tag Archives: electronic health record

VA Seeks RPA-Based Software to Help Manage EHR Backlog

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The Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting market research on commercially available robotic process automation technologies that can help streamline clinical document processing functions for electronic health records systems.

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Cerner Gets Potential $99M VA Software, Hardware Sustainment Task Order

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has received a potential one-year, $98.6M task order from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide sustainment support for VA’s software and hardware platforms. FedHealthIT reported the task order was awarded through an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the modernization of an electronic health record system.

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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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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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