integrated Electronic Health Record (iEHR)

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Is iEHR Really Dead?

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | February 11, 2013

Is the highly-anticipated joint iEHR that the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have been working on ready for a burial? Or not? Read More »

Joint iEHR Spending Was Focused On Service Contracts

Susan D. Hall | FierceEMR | November 26, 2013

The bulk of spending on the joint EHR proposed by the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs went to support service contracts in 2012, according to a new report from the Interagency Program Office (IPO), the agency in charge of modernizing the Military Health System's EHR software. Read More »

Lawmakers Grill DoD, VA Officials On iEHR In Closed-Door Meeting

Molly Bernhart Walker | FierceGovernmentIT | July 11, 2013

The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a closed-door meeting May 23 to discuss progress toward a VA and Defense Department integrated electronic health record. Officials were "grilled" as lawmakers pressed for answers on the project, said one attendee. Read More »

Lawmakers Pessimistic On VA-DoD E-Records Plan

Mitchell Armentrout | Marine Corps Times | February 28, 2013

Mike Viterna, president of the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates, said in an interview that the importance of improving the military health records system can’t be overemphasized. “These inefficiencies delay necessary care and compromise that care,” Viterna said. “People need their records for disability claims. They’re being underserved.”... Read More »

Lawmakers Push Hagel On DoD-VA Interoperability

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | April 17, 2013

Lawmakers on the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs committees are pressuring Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel for clarification on the agency’s plans for speeding up information sharing and updating its electronic health record system. Read More »

Lawmakers Urge VA To Keep Better Records

Patricia Kime | Marine Corps Times | December 6, 2012

Lawmakers are pressing for digitization of military records, and better file sharing among agencies responsible for them, following media reports of missing or inaccurate unit records and the temporary disappearance of 250 files from the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis. Read More »

MHS, Navy CIOs Open Up About iEHR

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | June 14, 2013

In a surprisingly frank conversation about iEHR, CIOs of the Military Health System and the U.S. Navy offered a glimpse into how their organization makes large IT decisions, most notably concerning the EHR it is looking to acquire. Read More »

Military Health Records to Have One-Stop Shop

Beverley T. Schaeffer | SIGNAL Scape | February 10, 2012

But here is the good news: The U.S. Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have launched an effort to combine their two electronic health record systems into one. Known as the integrated Electronic Health Record, or iEHR, it aims to ensure that health care records will follow troops for their rest of their lives, beginning from the day they swear in to serve their country. The move will improve medical care for all military community members, including those wounded in combat or trying to process a VA claim.

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Military Health System Loses Control Of Its IT Spending

Tom Munnecke | Tom Munnecke's Eclectica | May 3, 2013

Here’s the latest event in the saga of VA/DoD health information sharing from Bob Brewin: Military Health System and TRICARE Lose Control Over IT Budget Read More »

My Sidewalk Coverage Of The iEHR Conference

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | May 14, 2013

This Wednesday and Thursday the Defense Strategies Institute plans to hold a conference on the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments’ planned integrated electronic health record (iEHR) that, as I reported, is open to vendors who want to peddle their wares to the government but not to the media. Read More »

Navy Blows Development Of Officer Candidate Medical Database

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | December 17, 2012

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, which manages contracts for numerous other federal agencies, failed to develop a database for the Defense Department organization that conducts medical examinations for all military officer candidates and has run over its budget by $7 million, Nextgov has learned. Read More »

New DoD Office Shifts EHR Acquisition Away From IPO

Molly Bernhart Walker | FierceGovernmentIT | July 10, 2013

The Defense Department has created a new office called the DoD Healthcare Management System to handle the acquisition of a military electronic health record system. Read More »

OMB Okays VA, DoD iEHR Data-Sharing Plan

Molly Bernhart Walker | FierceGovernmentIT | July 15, 2013

During a July 10 joint hearing of the House Veterans Affairs and Armed Services Committees, VA and Defense Department officials laid out plans to continue pursuing two separate electronic health record solutions with the ability to interoperate in the "near term." Read More »

OSEHRA 2014: UiEHR Presentation At Open Source EHR Summit

Peter Groen | COSI 'Open' Health | September 3, 2014

The Unified integrated Electronic Health Record (UiEHR) is a fully automated 'open architecture' solution initially designed for potential use by the Military Health System (MHS) and the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). It provides seamless real-time interoperability and data interchange between the EHR systems used by these two organizations...

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Pentagon Aims To Boost EHR Interoperability With VA

Staff Writer | iHealthBeat | February 11, 2014

Last month, the Department of Defense issued a draft request for proposals that would help the agency meet requirements for electronic health record interoperability under the Healthcare Management Systems Modernization project, EHR Intelligence reports (Bresnick, EHR Intelligence, 2/7). Read More »