Defense Health Agency (DHA)

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Who Needs An EHR? Some Defense Hospital Emergency Rooms Still Use Paper

Bob Brewin | Nextgov.com | October 2, 2014

Despite investing billions of dollars in information technology over the past decade, three out of seven military hospitals surveyed in a review of the Military Health System reported their emergency rooms still use paper records...

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Will Massive DoD Contract Solve The EHR Interoperability Problems?

Susan D. Hall | Fierce Health IT | April 28, 2014

The Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract--estimated to be worth approximately $11 billion over its lifecycle--could be a game-changer for healthcare in the United States due to its sheer size and scope, reports Nextgov.  

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12th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 31, 2017 (All day) - June 1, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Mary M. Gates Learning Center Alexandria, VA
United States

Held since 2011, DSI’s  Health IT Summits are a unique forum that allows for personnel from DoD, VA, Federal and State agencies to convene in one location along with leaders from Industry and Academia that support them. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve to better suit the needs of the patient, the role of information technology will continue to be an integral part in the efforts to link innovative IT solutions with advanced lines of communication to achieve a patient centered health system that focuses on enhancing delivery of healthcare. Although delivering military health care in an efficient and cost-effective manner is important, the goal is to first and foremost build a health care system focusing on improving the overall the health of the patient. In the efforts to support this health care system, tremendous strides have been made from multiple organizations ranging from the DoD, VA, Government Agencies, Private Industry, and Academia.

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