Coast Guard begins rolling out Defense Department’s Cerner EHR 

Following its pilot phase, the Coast Guard prepares to deploy MHS Genesis in 2 waves: Pacific and Atlantic. In the Pacific wave, the brand-new EHR will go live at 32 Coast Guard Pacific Area shore medical centers. The Atlantic wave will then roll out in 2021 at Coast Guard Atlantic Area coast medical centers..

The U.S. Coast Guard began releasing the Department of Defenses brand-new Cerner EHR system Aug. 29 at 4 medical center pilot sites in California..

Both the Pacific and Atlantic go-live waves fall under Segment A of the Coast Guards EHR acquisition program. When the sector is finished in 2022, 43 ashore centers and 67 ashore sick bays will be utilizing MHS Genesis. The department prepares to finish Segment B, that includes modernizing the Coast Guards medical and oral radiology system, by June 2024..

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Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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The Coast Guard and DODs EHR system is also designed to be interoperable with the Department of Veterans Affairs EHR, which Cerner is likewise developing. After previous hold-ups this year, the VA plans to begin its system go-live this October..

Following its pilot phase, the Coast Guard plans to deploy MHS Genesis in two waves: Pacific and Atlantic. In the Pacific wave, the brand-new EHR will go live at 32 Coast Guard Pacific Area coast medical centers. Both the Pacific and Atlantic go-live waves fall under Segment A of the Coast Guards EHR acquisition program.

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The Coast Guard went survive on the EHR, dubbed MHS Genesis, at Training Center Petaluma, Base Alameda, Air Station Sacramento, and Maritime Safety and Security Team 91105 in San Francisco..

The Coast Guard in April 2018 revealed it would transfer to the very same Cerner EHR system as the DOD, which is under a 10-year, $4.3 billion contract with the Kansas City, Mo.-based EHR vendor to establish and deploy MHS Genesis. The DOD began rolling out the brand-new system in September 2019 at four sites in California and Idaho; the go-lives came after the departments 2017 implementation attempt, which it eventually postponed due to clinician reports of workflow problems such as concerns with lab report demands..