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VA signs $10B EHR Modernization contract with Cerner

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CMS IT and Analytics Exec launches strategy firm

After spending 9 years in progressively responsible roles with CMS, to include 5 years as Director for the Data and Analytics Strategy Group and the last two as a Product Owner supporting QPP, this IT leader and 2018 FedHealthIT100 awardee has launched a strategy firm.The post CMS IT and Analytics Exec launches strategy firm appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

CMS IT and Analytics Exec launches strategy firm

After spending 9 years in progressively responsible roles with CMS, to include 5 years as Director for the Data and Analytics Strategy Group and the last two as a Product Owner supporting QPP, this IT leader and 2018 FedHealthIT100 awardee has launched a strategy firm.The post CMS IT and Analytics Exec launches strategy firm appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

VA signs $10B EHR Modernization contract with Cerner

No Secretary, No CIO. No problem. Late yesterday the VA and Cerner announced that the long-awaited EHRM contract has been officially signed, with VA understood to have received approximately $800 million in funding for FY 2018 to begin the contract. Celebrations are certain to have been held in both DC and Kansas City, though we suspect both groups are bracing for a potential protest now that the award is official. The post VA signs $10B EHR Modernization contract with Cerner appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Opinion: VA EHRM CMO on benefits of Blockchain as it relates to EHR systems

This recent article penned by the Chief Medical Officer for VA’s EHR Modernization effort sheds light on how Blockchain technology has the potential to dramatically transform healthcare delivery by facilitating data exchange between providers and EHR systems. The post Opinion: VA EHRM CMO on benefits of Blockchain as it relates to EHR systems appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Former VA EHR Modernization Exec launches new firm

Having spent the past two decades in progressively responsible roles within VA, to include serving as one of five core leaders for the VA’s EHRM initiative and in support of a multi-year effort to deliver an interoperable EHR before that, this veteran IT Leader is the new President of a consulting firm supporting both Government and industryThe post Former VA EHR Modernization Exec launches new firm appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

State Department to tap SDVOSB for EHR Conversion support task

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Two MHS IT/EHR Leaders look to next challenge

Government contractors are always on the lookout for good talent and Military/Federal IT leaders transitioning into the private sector offer up unique expertise and insight. Included here are a couple of Military Health IT/EHR leaders who appear to be on the move. Read more here. The post Two MHS IT/EHR Leaders look to next challenge appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FierceHealthcare: VA expectations for EHR seamless interoperability laid out

VA has laid out some comprehensive expectations for Cerner that emphasize change management and interoperability as part of the EHR initiative. “Documents released by the VA last week outlined some specific requirements for Cerner…” “Unsurprisingly, interoperability and data exchange make up a significant part of the VA’s focus. A performance work statement (PWS) finalized by […] The post FierceHealthcare: VA expectations for EHR seamless interoperability laid out appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Federal Times: Two birds, one stone: VA’s EHR to address interoperability and data centers

“With the Veteran’s Affairs initiative to transition their electronic health records system from the current VistA program to a new system implemented by health IT company Cerner, officials hope to both make the agency interoperable with the Department of Defense’s system and to kickstart their data center consolidation efforts.” “I think that data center consolidation […] The post Federal Times: Two birds, one stone: VA’s EHR to address interoperability and data centers appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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