The Government Accountability Office said the DoD programs it surveyed took more than two years completing information requirements that might be reviewed by as many as 56 stakeholders across eight organizational levels above the program office.
The Defense Department's next electronic health record will not be based on the open source architecture that supports the Veterans Affairs Department's EHR.
The Defense Department uses a method for measuring improper healthcare payments to military members that is less comprehensive than the method used by the rest of the government for other healthcare programs, says a Feb. 18 Government Accountability Office report.
The Defense Department doesn't know what resources it needs to sustain it's contracting database, says a Feb. 18 Government Accountability Office report.
The Army, Navy and Marines don't know how many military members have been separated from service due to mental illness that aren't considered service-related, says a Feb. 13 Government Accountability Office report.
A graphical interface that allows electronic health records from the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments to be viewed side-by-side will be pushed outside of the government's healthcare networks, according to a VA official.
The Defense Department's rollout of a program that matches civilian DoD experts with foreign governments isn't progressing quickly enough, says a Feb. 11 Government Accountability Office report.
While the Defense Department maintains military forces with "unparalleled capabilities," it continues to confront decades-old business management problems, says a Feb. 11 Government Accountability Office report.
The agencies responsible for protecting military technology have taken steps to strengthen oversight, but there are weaknesses that still need to be addressed, says a Feb. 10 Government Accountability Office report.
VA's Office of Information and Technology, or OI&T, requests a total budget authority of $4.13 billion in fiscal 2016 – $231 million more than the fiscal 2015 enacted level and $430 million more than the fiscal 2014 budget.