HFS was selected as the prime contractor on two Electronic Health Records Modernization (EHRM) Upgrades projects for the VA. These projects support the Cincinnati VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Cincinnati, OH; the Ft. Thomas VAMC in Ft. Thomas, KY; as well as the Truman VAMC in Columbia, MO.
The EHRM projects are a part of the VA’s ongoing modernization endeavors to launch new electronic health record (EHR) systems across all VA facilities. These upgrades allow the VA facilities to seamlessly store and track patient medical information, connecting over 60,000 health care partners. This provides quick, secure access to patient data from participating partners and health systems.
HFS provides improvements to electrical, infrastructure, bonding, UPS, building management system interfaces, existing HVAC, as well as reconfiguration, expansion, and renovation of existing space to support communication infrastructure. The scopes of work also include physical security upgrades, upgrades to the fiber optic backbone infrastructure within and between all existing buildings, installation of diversified path to data center for wide area networks (WANs), and hazardous material abatement. The contracts include options for construction phase services to provide submittal/shop drawing review, answer questions, issue amendments, participate in site visits, and review contractor proposals for additional work.