• Veterans to benefit from launch of new electronic health record in Walla Walla

    Veterans in Walla Walla, Washington, are one step closer to attaining an electronic health record (EHR) system that allows clinicians to easily access their full medical history, including their active-duty service, in one location.

  • VA launches new electronic health record system, reaching milestone in Veteran care

    In a landmark event for Veteran health care, VA began using its new electronic health record (EHR) system at select facilities in the Pacific Northwest and Las Vegas on Oct. 24.

  • 3 things Veterans should know about VA’s new electronic health record

    VA is implementing its new electronic health record (EHR) system on Oct. 24 at initial sites in the Pacific Northwest. The implementation improves how clinicians store and manage patient information, including visits, test results, prescriptions and more. This will also mean some changes to how Veterans access their own health data online if their VA facility has changed to the new EHR.

  • New Veteran electronic health record system completes transfer of patient data

    Veterans at select sites in the Pacific Northwest are one step closer to the rollout of VA's new electronic health record (EHR) system later this month, following the successful and secure transfer of patient data Oct. 1.

  • Veteran care gets a boost from expanded health data sharing

    CommonWell brings a nationwide network of more than 15,000 hospitals and clinics to the 46,000 community partners already part of the FEHRM’s joint health information exchange (HIE), which is a data sharing capability among the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and community partners.

  • Veterans share views on VA’s health record transformation in new video

    A new video features three Veterans and a caregiver, who offer their perspectives on why VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) is important for former service members.

  • SecVA: Veterans to see continued improvements in 2020

    Veterans will continue to see improvements in VA services, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said at “State of the VA” speech Feb. 5 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. These improvements for Veterans include increased innovation—including the VA’s first 5G hospital—along with decreased wait times for appointments and better overall care.

  • Veteran improvements focus of modernization fair

    Veteran improvements were the focus of a modernization fair held Jan. 29 at the Veterans Affairs Central Office in Washington, D.C.

  • Veterans ask, VA answers: Questions on electronic health record modernization

    VA is transitioning to a new electronic health record. Here, VA answers your most frequently asked questions as it shifts to the new EHR.

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