Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office will be a single point of accountability for EHR modernization, the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs said. But lawmakers are skeptical.
The Defense Health Agency is rationalizing the hundreds of medical devices, programs and applications within military hospitals to make sure that they first can achieve interoperability with the Pentagon’s new electronic health record. DHA Director Rear Adm. Raquel Bono said a new definition of “interoperability” is driving the department’s initial work with the EHR.
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