Denis McDonough

VA warns 41,500 veterans that EHR deployment issues may have affected care — report


In an interview with The Spokesman-Review newspaper, VA Under Secretary for Health Shereef Elnahal says the department has sent letters to all veterans who may have been affected.

Department of Veterans Affairs delays all future EHR deployments until June 2023


The department says it is pushing back future rollouts to “address challenges with the system and make sure it is functioning optimally for veterans”.

VA Secretary says Oracle-Cerner EHR rollout will not continue until patient safety risks are addressed


VA Secretary Denis McDonough said Monday that the department it is working through an implementation check list for each hospital set to receive the new system.

Rep. Rosendale: Oracle Cerner EHR rollout is a ‘little game of disaster’


"At the end of the day Secretary McDonough has to take responsibility for it because he's in charge of the VA."

Lawmakers raise concerns over VA rollout of Cerner health records system to Ohio facility


Since April, frontline VA staff have raised 576 tickets detailing patient safety concerns relating to the system rollout in Spokane.

VA contractor Cerner to lay off 150 workers in November


Cerner CEO David Feinberg acknowledged the job losses in an internal email to staff.