DoD, VA pledge to better align plans to create single EHR

October 11, 2018


The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have pledged to align their agency’s respective plans to create a common Cerner electronic health record system.

Defense Secretary James Mattis and VA Secretary Robert Wilkie have signed a joint statement committing to the implementation of a “single, seamlessly integrated electronic health record that will accurately and efficiently share health data between our two agencies and ensure health record interoperability with our networks of supporting community healthcare providers.”

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