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Agency conducts test with Kaiser Permanente using the NHIN to share the data of 450 veterans. The VA expects to expand the use of data exchange in 2010 with DoD and private sector providers. This was the largest public-private electronic health record exchange to date.
Tags: technology , Stephen Ondra , Tim Cromwell , Robert Smith , VA , DoD , Kaiser Permanente , health IT , information sharing , Nationwide Health Information Network , management , Veterans Affairs , best practices
MC4 system lets services analyze how to better protect soldiers, deploy medical staff to improve battlefield care. Army expects wider use of system of systems across DoD.
Host John Gilroy is joined by Jon Booth, director of Web and New Media Services at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services.
October 11, 2011
Tags: technology , mymedicare.gov , website design , jon booth , new media , center for medicare and medicaid services , Medicare , Medicaid , Google , Microsoft , personal health record , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk
The Department of Veterans is moving its electronic health record system to the open source community.
The Federal Drive's Tom Temin caught up with Todd Park, the chief technology officer for Health and Human Services. Park gives an update on the progress of moving towards electronic health records and examines a linkage between two pieces of health record legislation.
In theory electronic health records are a great idea. However there are problems that must be addressed before they will be widely accepted among physicians and hospitals.