Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization

$1.5T spending bill is a mixed bag for IT modernization funds


The fiscal 2022 legislation doesn't include any money for the Technology Modernization Fund but increases funding for some IRS and HHS efforts.

VA improving data standardization to meet clinicians’ electronic health record needs


Process improvements come in response to a GAO report that identified a range of failings relating to the transfer of data.

VA expands health information exchange to 15,000 more facilities


The Joint Health Information Exchange — the system built to have interoperability between DOD, VA and the private sector — continues to expand.

DOD and VA jointly seek health records modernization director and deputy


The two departments are trying to staff up their new joint office to lead the effort in modernizing health records.

VA says it migrated 78 billion health records to new Cerner EHR


The VA reached a "major milestone" in transferring 23.5 million veterans' records to its new, modernized system. That's all veterans who used VistA, according to a VA spokesperson.

VA has a new office to lead its EHR modernization push


The Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization will run point on the whole project.