VA extends EHR contract with Oracle Cerner for 11 months

The agreement comes after Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough said the department plans to end its pause on deployments of the modernized electronic health record system during fiscal year 2025.


Oracle achieves authorization to host secret classified data

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now available to U.S. government customers at all classification levels.


VA expects Oracle Cerner to deliver on health record contract despite layoffs

Lawmakers and Veterans Affairs Department officials expect the work to continue as planned, but internal communications indicate that Oracle Cerner laid off the clinical team that worked to implement new electronic health record systems.


WT 360's Info Session unpacks the government's two biggest health tech efforts

Adam Mazmanian of FCW and Edward Graham of Nextgov jump in for a review and look-ahead of two ongoing massive electronic health record integrations at the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments, the latter of which is the subject of intense scrutiny.


DHA preps electronic health record follow-on contract

The Defense Health Agency has started to work on creating a new sustainment contract for the military's EHR that a team of Leidos, Cerner, Accenture and Henry Schein won in 2015.


Space Force chooses 18 companies for $900M data contract

The service branch prioritized commercial software offerings and current accreditations for the awardees' products.


VA, Oracle are negotiating a five-year option on troubled health record software contract

Technology problems are being compounded by policy disputes over configuration of the new electronic health record between the Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense.


Oracle, Mythics challenge $724M sole-source award to AWS

The Navy's decision to not hold a competition for the contract is drawing ire.


Pentagon on track to award $9 billion cloud contract in December

The Pentagon’s chief information officer said the multi-cloud, multi-vendor JWCC contract will be awarded “in about a month.”


Top Republican to 'seriously consider pulling the plug' on VA's new EHR system

The ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee plans to introduce legislation before the end of the year to address deficiencies in the rollout of the new Oracle-Cerner electronic health record system.


Cerner hires new government business leader

The 35-year Army veteran joins as the health IT giant prepares for its sale to Oracle.

Accenture wins $64M contract to modernize SEC

Accenture Federal has won a $64 million blanket purchase agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to integrate Oracle Development Services for IT functions and modernize how its internal systems..

Oracle contract cancellation no big deal, experts say

When parties can’t agree on aspects of a contract, experts say call it a day.

Oracle contract 'not in best interest' of gov't, official says

GSA cancels Oracle's Schedule 70 contract for IT services but offers few details on why.

Are more contract crackdowns on the way?

What do Oracle's recent troubles with GSA and Lockheed Martin's cost overrun issues on a satellite contract teach the rest of the indsutry?

GSA kills Oracle's IT services contract

Software company's battles with GSA continue but this time Oracle's professional services get hit.

Anonymous targets cyber bill supporters

New hacker campaign also promises in-person protests outside offices of supporters of Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.

Contractor fired after criticizing USAJobs

An Oracle manager loses his job a few days after his comments appear in a newspaper.

Oracle makes $1.5B cloud acquisition

Plan to purchase RightNow Technologies builds customer service capabilities and solidifies Oracle's commitment to the public cloud.

Oracle settlement of false claim lawsuit could top $200M

Oracle failed to keep a contractual agreement with GSA in 1998.