2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Holly S. Joers

 

Name: Holly S. Joers
Title: Deputy Program Executive Officer-Acquisition, Defense Healthcare Management Systems, and Interim Deputy Director, Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Program Office
Organization: Defense Department

The EHR executive. Joers directs the $4.3 billion global effort to deploy DOD's modernized electronic health record, MHS GENESIS. Thanks to her executive management, MHS GENESIS deployed to four sites simultaneously in September 2019, doubling the number of active sites and doing so without a single patient safety issue to date. She also proved instrumental in the establishment of a new joint DOD/Department of Veterans Affairs office to implement a single, common EHR system for more than 18 million beneficiaries. By setting and enforcing standards for protecting patient data, she is leading the way in advancing health care delivery and data sharing nationwide.

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