Healthcare IT News May 6, 2022
Kat Jercich

The Offices of Inspector General for both agencies said the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Program Office did not take an active role in managing the initiative’s success.

A joint report released this week from the Offices of Inspector General for the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs found that the agencies had not taken all necessary actions to achieve interoperability of patient care information when they deployed the Cerner electronic health record system and launched the Joint Health Information Exchange.  

“Achieving interoperability between the DOD, VA, and external healthcare providers through the deployment of a single EHR system is critical because healthcare providers will have the ability to securely transfer and share health care information for the nation’s...

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Topics: EMR / EHR, Govt Agencies, Health IT, HIE (Interoperability), OIG, Provider, Survey / Study, Technology, Trends, VA / DoD
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