(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

The latest “go-live” for MHS Genesis installations nearly doubled the system’s footprint in a single day. It stands at 42,000 active users.

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The path to success for VA’s health record modernization

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FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. The House has passed its annual defense policy measure, which combines a $738 billion Pentagon price tag with legislation to provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid parental leave. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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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A Transportation Security Adminstration (TSA) transport security officer inspects a can which was packed in a suitcase flagged for a seconday inspection at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The can and the suitcase it was packed in was flagged for a secondary inspection at the intial TSA checkpoint the passenger passed through. TSA’s social media presence has been something of a model for other federal agencies _ striking a tone is humorous, but still gives travelers informational dos and don’ts. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Does TSA have a retention problem?

In today’s Federal Newscast, A DHS IG report reveals that a quarter of the 8,000 TSA officers who left the agency in fiscal 2017, left within the first…

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Senators still seeking answers on joint DoD, VA leadership structure to manage EHR overhaul

The Department of Veterans Affairs said it may designate an independent arbitrator of sorts to oversee and manage joint decisions from VA and the Defense…

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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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