Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization
$1.5T spending bill is a mixed bag for IT modernization funds
The fiscal 2022 legislation doesn't include any money for the Technology Modernization Fund but increases funding for some IRS and HHS efforts.
VA improving data standardization to meet clinicians’ electronic health record needs
Process improvements come in response to a GAO report that identified a range of failings relating to the transfer of data.
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.
DOD and VA jointly seek health records modernization director and deputy
The two departments are trying to staff up their new joint office to lead the effort in modernizing health records.
VA says it migrated 78 billion health records to new Cerner EHR
The VA reached a "major milestone" in transferring 23.5 million veterans' records to its new, modernized system. That's all veterans who used VistA, according to a VA spokesperson.