(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Oversight offices see glimmers of progress in DoD, VA electronic health records

Tests on VA’s new system showed more than 500 serious problems as recently as last summer. The department managed to resolve or work around almost all…

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DoD says it’s solved the most pressing problems in its EHR rollout

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DoD launches second wave of electronic medical health record program

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Pentagon, VA say new joint office will assume authority for multibillion-dollar EHR projects

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

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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, the Capitol in Washington at sunrise. Democrats hoping to use health care as an issue in the midterm elections will have to decide how they’ll do it. One strain that’s popular with liberals, pushing for government-financed health care, is causing a tactical divide. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

VA and DOD both bit; Congress asks, can they chew?

Congress is wise to jump onto oversight of two departments’ electronic health records projects.

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Senate wants new study of problems with DoD’s electronic health record

Senate version of Defense funding bill would require detailed examination of MHS Genesis by the Government Accountability Office.

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DoD: Price tag for new electronic health record might grow by $1.2 billion

Justification documents published by the Pentagon Tuesday increase the ceiling value of the MHS Genesis contract to $5.5 billion.

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