electronic health records
VA, DOD leaders commit to ‘seamlessly integrated electronic health record’
A new joint letter reinforces "both departments’ commitment to ensuring the successful transition from a legacy patient-data system to a modernized one that will continue to support active-duty service members, Veterans and their families."
Cerner taps 24 subcontractors to support $10B Veterans EHR modernization
The team will be built around seven "core team" companies: Leidos, Guidehouse, Accenture, Henry Schein Inc., AbleVets LLC, MicroHealth and ProSource360.
Veterans Affairs to open VistA e-health record maintenance contract this week
The agency plans to begin accepting bids for a five-year contract to manage the IT and data services of its VistA system as early as Friday.
FDA awards $225M IT contract to track drug performance
The agency selected three contractors to help develop an IT system that will analyze the performance of drugs and vaccines on the market.
Wilkie: VA and DOD ‘will be joined from the hip’ on EHR rollout
The secretary of Veterans Affairs said “from here on out, DOD and VA will be joined from the hip" on EHR implementation.
Microsoft, Google and others pledge support for health care interoperability
The group made the announcement at the Blue Button 2.0 developers conference at the White House on Monday.