The Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) Cerner MHS GENESIS EHR implementation has led to increases in clinical efficiency and reductions in duplicative testing at cares sites part of the initial operating capability (IOC) program, according to General Manager of Cerner’s federal division Travis Dalton.

DoD first implemented MHS GENESIS at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington state in Feb. 2017. This implementation was followed by launches at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Naval Hospital Bremerton, and Madigan Army Medical Center.

While the MHS Genesis launches have thus far proceeded at a steady clip, problems with EHR implementations are common. …..more