EHR Intelligence August 19, 2020
Christopher Jason

Although VA has faced scrutiny from OIG and the public, the agency is attempting to mend its interoperability and EHR issues by developing new health IT platforms and optimizing its existing platforms.

While the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has faced considerable health IT challenges in the past few years, the VA is attempting to increase its interoperability and enhance its health information exchange and new EHR system.

Recent reports from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) have put a spotlight on significant issues surrounding VA’s health information exchanges and its new Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program.

The OIG HIE report found training challenges, the need for increased community partners, the use of community coordinators, and technology issues that...

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Topics: EMR / EHR, Health IT, HIE (Interoperability), Provider, Technology, VA / DoD
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