VA awards $140M to Cerner for EHR support: 3 notes  

The Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of EHR Modernization expanded its contract with Cerner with a $139.9 million task order aimed at increasing EHR interface support, GovConWire reports.

Three notes:

1. The task order falls under the VA and Cerner's $16 billion, 10-year contract formed in 2018 to develop and deploy a new EHR system across its care network.

2. The order will cover up to four years.

3. The VA's Office for EHR Modernization manages the deployment and maintenance of the agency's health information technology tools.

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