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Health IT Vet Genevieve Morris to Lead VA EHR Modernization Office

Genevieve Morris

Genevieve Morris, principal deputy national coordinator at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been appointed head of the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization.

VA said Thursday it established OEHRM to prepare, deploy and maintain the department’s future EHR system and support tools.

Morris will lead the office and work closely with the VA undersecretary for health and chief information officer to implement the health IT project.

She previously held positions at Audacious Inquiry, eHealth Initiative and Keystone Mercy Health Plan.

Cerner was awarded a potential 10-year, $10 billion contract in May to provide a technology platform designed to help VA personnel share patient data with the Defense Department.

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