Transforming Health Care for Veterans, Revolutionizing Health Care for All
VA is transitioning to a new electronic health record (EHR) system — the software that stores health information and tracks all aspects of patient care — over a 10-year period scheduled to end in 2028. The new system connects VA medical facilities with the Department of Defense, the U.S. Coast Guard and participating community care providers, allowing clinicians to easily access a Veteran’s full medical history in one location. VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization (OEHRM) manages deployment of the new system.
Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) provides a seamless and paperless transition for Veterans as they transition from receiving care at DOD while on active duty to receiving care at VA facilities.
The EHRM program’s first deployment took place in fall 2020 at select locations in the Pacific Northwest, and preparation for future sites is underway.
VA understands that change of this magnitude will not be easy, and extensive support will be required to ensure success For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions
VA EHR Modernization
EHRM Provider Impact
Veteran Voices for Electronic Health Record Modernization
Executive Director John H. Windom attended a recent health information technology (IT) summit to discuss how the EHRM program will improve access to and efficiency of care for Veterans.