Coast Guard launches modernized EHR to link with DOD, VA
The Coast Guard has four pilot operations running at clinics in California, a major milestone for the service.
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.
DOD awards $429M to support legacy EHR during move to new platform
Under the contract, CliniComp International will support the maintenance and eventual decommissioning of the company's electronic health record software as the military transitions to a new system.
VA pauses work on EHR during coronavirus
It's unclear what will happen in the future as the situation remains "fluid," according to a letter from the secretary of the VA to Congress.
Deployment of DOD electronic health record modernization paused
The MHS program remains on-schedule, but deployment and training on new systems has been paused to not distract health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
VA, DOD launch joint office to make decisions on health record interoperability
But the office, called FERHM, is currently unstaffed.