Health IT

EHR, VA, DOD, Electronic health records

Federal Plan for improving electronic-health info

Following its previous Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, the Health and Human Services Department is looking to continue the effort with its latest plan.

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VA accelerates IT modernization to handle more vets seeking care under PACT Act

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(U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Julianne Showalter)Maj. Michael Matchette, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Support Squadron radiologist, reviews computed tomography scans from a trauma patient to determine the severity of the injuries at the Air Force Theater Hospital, Feb. 20. The CT scan process goes directly from the scanning machine to the computer, which allows doctors to diagnose medical problems faster. Matchette is deployed from Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

DoD’s new electronic health record rollout is now about one-third complete

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NITAAC details timing, evaluation plans for $40B IT services contract

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National Institutes of HealthAndrea Norris, NIH

NIH juggles digital transformation across dozens of biomedical missions

Even as the National Institutes of Health wrap up this round of digital transformation, the strategic plan for the next five years is already being developed.

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As DoD, VA begin multibillion dollar EHR rollouts, Congress asks who’s in charge

The organizational chart that maps out responsibilities for ensuring VA’s new electronic health record will work with DoD’s has 16 different boxes in it. That’s a worry for many lawmakers.

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