Cerner, today announced it has established a team of industry leaders and innovators with extensive experience in large enterprise systems and commercial sectors to support the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) EHR modernization project and provide seamless care to our nation’s Veterans.
The team of leaders includes a who’s who of industry leaders including Leidos, Guidehouse, Accenture, Henry Schein Inc., AbleVets LLC, MicroHealth, ProSource360 and 17 additional businesses, many of which are veteran-owned, will provide experience and expertise to the VA implementation. Cerner and it’s VA EHR modernization team plan to outline the strategy during the Cerner Health Conference, Oct. 8-11, in Kansas City, Missouri.
This team builds on Cerner’s commitment to fully understand the unique health care needs of Veterans and supports the agreement between VA and Cerner to provide Veterans and their care providers access to their medical history through a single EHR system. VA has committed to leverage investments made by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for its electronic health record modernization to accelerate the delivery of the new VA system. Together, the DoD and VA implementations will work toward seamlessly connecting Veterans’ health records across DoD, VA, and commercial healthcare providers.
The additional businesses that are strategic parts of this comprehensive team include ACI Federal, B3 Group Inc., Blue Sky Innovative Solutions, Clarus Group LLC, Forward Thinking Innovations® LLC, HCTec, HRG Technologies, KRM Associates Inc., Liberty IT Solutions, MedicaSoft, MedSys Group, Holland Square Group, PM Solutions, Point Solutions Group, Sharpe Medical Consulting, Signature Performance and ThomasRiley Strategies.
“We have formed a world class team that has the best interest of Veterans at heart,” said Travis Dalton, president, Cerner Government Services. “This is the beginning of a long transformational journey. We will continue to seek and bring the best talent available to the VA. Our nation’s Veterans deserve the highest quality care and we are confident we have brought the right players to this team to succeed in our collective mission.”