COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems
Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.
GAO: Cyber Command must define interoperability goals for new warfighting tools
The military command has to clarify how it will measure success for integrated pieces of its Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture — or it will risk problems with of the initiative, GAO said.
CIO Council identifying governmentwide areas for IT modernization
CIOs have showed they're willing to cut through bureaucratic red tape during the pandemic, if it means streamlining IT services, said the deputy Federal CIO.
VA expands health information exchange to 15,000 more facilities
The Joint Health Information Exchange — the system built to have interoperability between DOD, VA and the private sector — continues to expand.
Congress remains concerned about the future of VA health record interoperability
The EHR is approaching its first "go-live" in Spokane, Washington. But lawmakers worry it's too far behind the DOD's to work smoothly together.
VA looks to streamline use military discharge data
“We’re moving toward a future state where veterans don’t need to present the DD 214,” said VA's new chief data officer.