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VA gearing up to deploy Cerner EHR at initial site in Pacific Northwest

September 27, 2018

Veterans Integrated Service Network 20 in the Pacific Northwest will serve as the first initial operating capability site to deploy and test the VA’s new Cerner electronic health record system.

The planned acquisition calls for aligning the deployment of the VA’s Cerner system with DoD’s ongoing rollout of its own system—called MHS GENESIS, which has been deployed at four military sites in the Pacific Northwest. The system implementation for the initial operating capability (IOC) sites is slated to begin October 1, with an estimated completion date of March 2020.

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