VA inks $10 billion contract with Cerner for new electronic health record

May 17, 2018 10:15 pm stripes.com
VA inks $10 billion contract with Cerner for new electronic health record

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs signed a multibillion-dollar contract on Thursday to replace its antiquated electronic health record system – an action that comes as a relief to veterans and lawmakers who worried it was indefinitely stalled after former VA Secretary David Shulkin was fired in March. The contract with Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner Corp. sets a cost ceiling of $10 billion for the next 10 years. In…

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