DoD, VA Seeking Director, Deputy to Oversee $10B EHR Cloud Migration Effort

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The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are looking to fill director and deputy director positions to manage a $10 billion joint effort to migrate electronic health records to a cloud environment, Fedscoop reported Friday.

The two senior officials will oversee the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Program Office responsible for the 10-year effort to transfer the medical data of service members and veterans to the Cerner-developed Millennium platform.

The director and deputy will report to DoD and VA officials and be based in Roslyn, Va. Previously, VA announced that it has transferred over 78 billion records to the Cerner cloud.

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