Group Contracted To Study DoD-VA iEHR Migration At Pacific JITC

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | October 29, 2012

The Military Health System (MHS) has awarded Eleu Pacific Partners a two-year, $11.2 million contract to conduct a feasibility study of the transition and migration strategies to be used by the Pacific Joint Information Technology Center (JITC), according to an announcement by Tricare Management Activity (TMA). Eleu Pacific Partners is a joint venture partnership managed by Qbase.

The Pacific JITC is the testing ground for health information technology, management, and services for both the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs (DoD, VA). Both the DoD and VA are preparing for their move to joint integrated electronic health record (iEHR), whose initial launch and full deployment are expected in 2014 and 2017, respectively.

Chief among its responsibilities, Eleu will assist MHS with technical support and insight in four key areas...