Session ID: 
68

Modernizing VA’s EHR and Advancements in Interoperability

3:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, March 10
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W307A

Description

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues its journey to implement a modern electronic health record (EHR) solution that will be fully interoperable with the Department of Defense’s (DOD) EHR solution. Senior leaders from VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization will present the latest information regarding the program as it begins deployment in March 2020 in Washington state and continues across the country. This discussion will highlight the background and impact of EHR modernization, the creation of national clinical standards by engaging front-line staff, ongoing change management leadership and training efforts, achievements in data migration and progress establishing the necessary IT infrastructure and interfaces to ensure a successful implementation.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) effort to establish a common electronic health record (EHR) solution that will be fully interoperable across VA health care facilities and with the Department of Defense
  • Discuss the extraordinary potential for improving Veteran health outcomes using the new EHR
  • Explore the transformative impact the new EHR will have on national interoperability goals

Speaker(s)

Chief Technology Integration Officer, Office of EHR Modernization,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Executive Director, Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Chief Medical Officer, Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Continuing Education Credits

CAHIMS
1.00
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00

Audience

Government or Public Policy Professional
Military Health Professional
Public Health Practitioner

Level

Introductory