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Future of VistA Evolution uncertain

The Veterans Affairs Department has taken a "step back" from its work evolving its open source electronic health record to review whether the program is on the right track and to instead focus on interoperability with the Defense Department's forthcoming commercial electronic health record.

New security framework expected to ease government health data exchanges

The Federal Health Architecture and DirectTrust, a non-profit dedicated to advancing health interoperability protocols, agreed last week to a new set of security requirements that should make it easier for health agencies to better share information with one another and private-sector counterparts.

Role of IPO questioned in DoD-VA EHR interoperability hearing

The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments' Interagency Program Office was designed to be "a single point of accountability" for health record interoperability efforts, but lawmakers are right to question its very existence, said a Government Accountability Office official.

DoD, VA health record interoperability unacceptably behind schedule, says GAO

Under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are required to deploy modernized electronic health records that employ full, standards-based interoperability by Dec. 31, 2016, but the Government Accountability Office says the departments aren't on track to meet that goal until after 2018.

DoD, VA health record interoperability unacceptably behind schedule, says GAO

Under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are required to deploy modernized electronic health records that employ full, standards-based interoperability by Dec. 31, 2016, but the Government Accountability Office says the departments aren't on track to meet that goal until after 2018.

Leidos, Cerner win 'DHMSM', DoD's $11B electronic health record contract

The winning team, which also includes Accenture Federal and Henry Schein Practice Solutions, beat out competitors, including one team led by Allscripts, Computer Science Corp. and HP, and another led by Epic Systems and IBM.

Leidos, Cerner win 'DHMSM', DoD's $11B electronic health record contract

The winning team, which also includes Accenture Federal and Henry Schein Practice Solutions, beat out competitors, including one team led by Allscripts, Computer Science Corp. and HP, and another led by Epic Systems and IBM.

VA outlines data sharing capabilities, launch schedule for new health record tool

"We have shared data between DoD and VA for a long time. But what we have not always done – and we are creating now – is a system for providers at the point of care…that natively integrates all of the data from both sides," said David Waltman, senior advisor to the Under Secretary for Health, during a June 11 demonstration of EHMP at VA headquarters in Washington, D.C.

VA outlines data sharing capabilities, launch schedule for new health record tool

"We have shared data between DoD and VA for a long time. But what we have not always done – and we are creating now – is a system for providers at the point of care…that natively integrates all of the data from both sides," said David Waltman, senior advisor to the Under Secretary for Health, during a June 11 demonstration of EHMP at VA headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Sorry VistA, DoD's health record won't be open source

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.