VA, DOD launch joint office to make decisions on health record interoperability
But the office, called FERHM, is currently unstaffed.
Rep. Banks proposes legislation to streamline governance of DOD-VA interoperability efforts
The current model "is not living up to Congress’ vision for a single point of accountability," the Indiana Republican says.
Goals are clear for ‘second epoch’ of ICITE, intel community CIO says
The second epoch ties to the recent National Intelligence Strategy, particularly the goals of driving intelligence integration and innovation.
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."
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.
ONC ‘hard at work’ on standards for big-picture data about U.S. health care
Donald Rucker, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, says it’s time for the industry to start taking better advantage of population-level data.