DoD rolls out new records systems one installation at a time, starting with Travis AFB

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The JEDI cloud computing contract might be the most visible IT project for the Defense Department. But a perhaps more ambitious one is the new records systems under construction at the Defense Health Agency. Recently the program office rolled out a new wave of installations at Travis Air Force Base, California. As DoD rolls outs is new electronic health records one installation at a time, clinicians will still need to access data from the legacy system.

For an update on this multi-year project, Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Bill Tinston, the program executive officer at the Defense Healthcare Management Systems office, and Air Force Maj. Gen. Lee Payne, a physician and assistant director for combat support at DHA.

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